Writing and design

Here are examples of Chris’s writing over the years

Technical Writing

Other Writing

  • Heroes Night Out article for The Linking Ring
    Chris wrote an article for a magician’s industry magazine about the collaboration between the Austin Chapter of the International Brotherhood of Magicians and a support organization for veterans called Heroes Night Out. The magazine is distributed to thousands of members worldwide.
    Linking Ring, August 2015, excerpt
  • Radio Drama: HeadHunter
    This 15-minute radio drama was written specially for the live Cross Time Cabaret program in Austin, Texas, produced in October of 2015.
    Script: Headhunter
  • Short Story (unpublished)
    Chris says “This story was inspired by visiting a historic cemetery in Salem, Massachusetts where the Hawthornes are buried. The big sign warning not to trespass stuck clearly in my head and I had to record my imaginings.”
    You Always Remember Your First


  • Austin Magic Magazine Preview
    To promote the 2010 Texas Association of Magicians Convention the organizers wanted to create a mini magazine to highlight Austin magicians and culture.
    Austin Magic Magazine Preview – FINAL (temporarily unavailable)
  • Magic at the Capitol program, 2014
    This program was distributed to audience members for the 2014 program at the Scottish Rite Theater in Austin.
    MATC Program 2014 – FINAL
  • Austin Magic Auction Infographic Flyer
    This was designed as an eye-catching way to explain to sellers how to participate in the auction. It was produced as a flier and a poster.
    AMA Infographic – FINAL
  • Intro Logo for IBM PartnerWorld
    This brief animation was used as an opening “bumper” for a series of videos aimed toward IBM partners. It was created from the original logo artwork and animated in the open-source Blender application.
    FlyingLogo-IBM_PartnerFocus0000-0288.mov (temporarily unavailable)
  • Diamond Texas
    An advertising postcard needed something that suggested diamonds and Texas. Nothing was available for use so this was manufactured using pictures of real diamonds made to look as though they had been arranged in the shape of Texas. It was all done with the open-source GIMP tool.