Pun and Quill

Ravings of an ordered mind.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt spec script

This single-camera, half-hour comedy was my first completed teleplay submitted to contests and fellowships. Kimmy struggles over how to spend her lottery winnings. Jacqueline, Lillian, and Titus try to find acceptable Mother’s Day presents.

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Emmie and the Alien feature spec

An artsy sci-fi geekette still living with her folks at age twenty, struggles to uncover her mysterious past with the help of an alien only she can see.

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Childish original pilot

When the Supreme Court rules that child acting breaks labor laws, a youth talent agency temp must rally her colleagues and her high-strung boss to find a way to fill all roles-under-18 with adult actors, and save the business.

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Hello Weirdo

Everyone has to have a first blog post, so this is mine. It is simple. It is brief. It is my "Hello."

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🔫 Debate Thoughts

Can anything really be said about the gun debate? Can anyone work this out? There are typical arguments that fall on deaf ears, and there are individuals who can see both sides, but are frozen by the extremism of differing... Continue Reading →


Loss. The real kind. The tangible kind. The kind that takes you through funeral services, memorial videos, and gravesite visits. The kind that leaves you, head stooped, staring at your breezy hair strands instead of the pastor reading Psalms 23.... Continue Reading →

It Ain’t Broke

Hang in there - this is a long one. This past weekend, I attended a women's conference, which is not something I normally do. In actuality, it had been over a decade since my last women's ministry experience, but I... Continue Reading →

Pressed, But Not Crushed

“We are pressed on every side by troubles, but we are not crushed. We are perplexed, but not driven to despair. We are hunted down, but never abandoned by God. We get knocked down, but we are not destroyed. Through... Continue Reading →

Breeze: a poem

The mystery of every summer breeze A wordless whirr that speaks to me A tumble through my hair strands The whistle of a stroller, "come thou fount of every blessing" The humble pidder patter of soles flopping down a sidewalk... Continue Reading →

Word Power

The other afternoon, my 4-year-old nephew stuck his head out the door and told me I looked beautiful standing there on the patio. Out of nowhere, this sweet little boy took me by surprise and crowned me with a blessing.... Continue Reading →


In just the right light, shadows can be beautiful. I particularly love how they fall when light peeks through a flower bed. The shapes in monotone multiplied makes the pavement look like etched glass. Shadows tell us something is there.... Continue Reading →

Happy Labor Day!

Enjoy your day with family, friends, meeting new people, or earning overtime. Whatever you do, make it a great one!

Writing Prompt: Puzzle

She dumped out the box and turned a deaf ear to the world. One-by-one, she flipped over the jagged cardboard shapes to reveal tiny flowers in an array of colors: reds, oranges, pinks, and yellows. Her palm flattened over the... Continue Reading →

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