Publications

Academic Writing:

"Extending an Alternative: Writing Centers and Curricular Change." Writing Lab Newsletter 38.7-8 (March/April 2014): 1-5.

Editor, With Dona J. Hickey. Identity and Leadership in Virtual Communities: Establishing Credibility & Influence. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2013.

"Internet Past Tense: Trolls, Sock-Puppets, and Good Joes in the Sandbox Newsgroup." Identity and Leadership in Virtual Communities: Establishing Credibility & Influence. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2013: 188-205.

With Fran Wilde. "Building a Collaborative Online Literary Experience." Educause Quarterly 34.3 (2011).

"Playing In A New Key, In A New World: Virtual Worlds, Millennial Writers, and 3d Composition." Teaching and Learning in 3D Immersive Worlds: Pedagogical Models and Constructivist Approaches. Ed. Amy Cheney. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2010.

Review of "Changing Writing, Alternate Realities: Games and Game Theory in the Writing Classroom." Kairos 13.1 (Fall 2008).

"Working for the Clampdown: Being Crafty at a 'Managed' University." Writing Lab Newsletter 30.2 (Oct. 2005): 1-5.

"Film as Explicador for Hypertext." Computers and Humanities 38 (2004): 317-333.

With Dona J. Hickey. "It's a Wrap: Digital Video & Tutor Training." The Writing Lab Newsletter 26.6 (Feb. 2002): 13-16.

" ' Cobwebs in the Sky': Reggio's Koyaanisqatsi as Hypertext." Kairos 6.2 (Fall 2001).

"Hard Books, Deep Reading, and Synchronous Conferences in the Humanities 'Pickle Factory.' " In the online edition of Computers and Composition.

With Richard Selfe, Kate Coffield, Jane Lasarenko, Linda Record, and Hugh Stilley. "Traveling The Virtual Terrain: Practical Strategies for Survival in The Electronic Classroom." in The On-line Writing Classroom. Editors: Susanmarie Harrington, Rebecca Rickly, and Michael Day. Hampton Press, 2000.

With Dona J. Hickey. "Creating a Community of Teachers and Tutors." in Electronic Communication Across the Curriculum. Editors: Donna Reiss, Richard Selfe, and Art Young. National Council of Teachers of English , 1998.

With Claudine Keenan. "Where are the Snows. . . Essays Past, Present, and Connect.NET." (interview with Myron Tuman). Kairos 2.2 (Fall 1997).

"netWORKS: MAACW 96." (conference review). Kairos 2.1 (Spring 1997).

"Computer Conferences for Tutor Training: Collaborative Brainstorming to Prepare for the 'Difficult' Student." Research & Teaching in Developmental Education 13.1 (Fall 1996).

Biographical headnotes on Thomas Bangs Thorpe and Augustus Baldwin Longstreet. American Literature: A Prentice-Hall Anthology. Eds. Emory Elliot, et al. Vol. 1. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1991: 831-32; 837-38.

Biographical headnotes on Stephen Crane, Frank Norris, and Jack London. American Literature: A Prentice-Hall Anthology. Vol. 2., 1991.

"Constance Cary Harrison." Bibliography of United States Literature. Eds. Joel Myerson, et al. Columbia, S.C: Facts on File/Bruccoli Clark Layman, 1991.

Blogs / Cyberculture:

"In a Strange Land", a blog about exploring & teaching in virtual worlds and related topics about cyberculture.

"The Gridnaut's Journey": Monthly column on virtual worlds for Prim Perfect magazine. 2010-11.

Fiction & New Media:

"The Actuary." Everyday Fiction. April 2015.

"Torn and Frayed." 365 Tomorrows. 7 March 2015.

"The Ritual." Style Weekly January 2015.

"Something for Nothing." Catastrophia. Ed. Allen Ashley. Hornsea, England: PS Publishing, 2010.

"Memorial Day." Mother Millennia. Ed. Carolyn Guyer.

"Two Miles Underground." Legacies (Fall 1989): 18-20.

Editorials & Other Nonfiction:

"Project Apollo." [ongoing series] Hemmings Daily.

"Serpents in Our Midst." Style Weekly August 2017.

"Un-Stuffed." Style Weekly December 2016.

"A Three-Figure Muscle Car: Fact or Fiction?" Hemmings Daily. September 2016.

"How to Preserve a One-of-Four GM-Built Munchkin-Sized 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air" [Interview] Hemmings Daily. November 2015.

"Marty Martino on Making the Motorama (Re)materialize." [Interview] Hemmings Daily. November 2015.

"Coming of Age." Style Weekly October 2015.

"Interstellar Dreams." Style Weekly November 2014.

"The Stuff in the Saddle." Style Weekly May 2014.

"Over Our Heads." Style Weekly March 2013.

"The Mad Minute." Style Weekly January 2013.

"Monsters in the Shed." Style WeeklyOctober 2012.

"Less Cavalier: An Open Letter." Style Weekly June 2012.

"Cold Consolation." Style Weekly June 2012.

"Willow's Return." Style Weekly December 2011.

"The iOracle." Style Weekly October 2011.

"Beyond The Margins."Style Weekly March 2011.

"When Chains Break." Style Weekly August 2010.

"So Sue Us." Style Weekly July 2010.

"State of Denial." Style Weekly June 2010.

"Over a Barrel." Style Weekly April 2010.

"Message in a Pothole." Style Weekly March 2010.

"Rage Against Us." Style Weekly October 2010.

"Tuned Out." Style Weekly June 2009.

"Saving the Micropolis." Style Weekly December 2008.

Carytown's Stumble." Style Weekly August 2008.

With Laura Noges, "Mind Games." Style Weekly July 2008.

"Our Patriotic Debt.” Style Weekly April 2008.

The Long Fall.” Style Weekly March 2008.

Review of An Inconvenient Truth (DVD edition). Pangaia 48 (Winter 2008): 70-71.

A Future Above Average.” Style Weekly January 2008.

"First 'Camp Hummer' Recruits Having a Blast in Iraq." RVA 3.8 December 2007: 62-63.

"Cruel, Not Unusual" Style Weekly August 2007.

"And the Lawn Won." Style Weekly June 2007.

"Rolling Loopholes." Style Weekly May 2007.

"The Plight of the Honeybee." Style Weekly March 2007.

"Losing Our First Lives." Style Weekly February 2007.

"House of Cards." Style Weekly December 2006.

"The Tribes of Cary Street." RVA 2.7 November 2006: 72-73.

"Render Unto Caesar." Style Weekly October 2006.

"Our Side of the Mountain." Eightyone September 2006.

"Nietzsche's Abyss." Style Weekly September 2006.

"Let Them Rest." Style Weekly August 2006.

"The Color of the Beasts." Style Weekly May 2006.

"In Spring, Alyssum and Apocalypse." Style Weekly April 2006.

"I Want my Free Money." Style Weekly March 2006.

"Who is a Terrorist?" Style Weekly February 2006.

"An Empty Place." Style Weekly November 2005.

"The Big Idea." Style Weekly October 2005.

"One-Trick Ponies." Style Weekly August 2005.

"The Burden of Entitlement." Eightyone July 2005.

"My Summer Zen" Style Weely June 2005.

"Graduates, Where Now?" Style Weekly May 2005.

"The Purple Solution." Style Weekly March 2005. Reprinted in Eightyone May 2005.

"Quiet Steps." Style Weekly November 2004.

"Fear Itself." Style Weekly July 2004. Reprinted in Eightyone November 2004.

"Futurama '04." Style Weekly March 2004.

"Divine Vessel, Tabloid Nation." Style Weekly December 2003.

"Remembering the Fallen." Style Weekly August 2003.

Toy Soldiers.” Style Weekly April 2003.


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