I am an established professional writer with academic background in English Literature, Professional Writing, Technical Communication, and Web Technologies & Applications. I have published non-fiction, fiction, and poetry. I am also a former Editor/Blogger of ExperienceLA.com’s Blog, featuring stories of upcoming events, Los Angeles destinations, and Los Angeles experiences.
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Select Writing Credits –
- Cunningham, L., Kirkscey, R., Reynolds-Dyk, A., Small, N., Tran, C., & Tucker, V. (2015). Rhetorical grounding and an agile attitude: complex systems, multi-genre testing, and service learning in UX. Journal of Usability Studies, 10(4), 182-194.
- Curtin, G. & Tran, C.C. (2012). Security government transparency: Cybersecurity policy issues in a gov 2.0 environment and beyond. Cybersecurity: Public Sector Threats and Responses. CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL., 223-254. | Link |
- Adaptation Available in the World Economic Forum’s The Future of Government Report
- Tran, C.C. (2011). User-centered design for personalization (van Velsen, L.; 2011) [Book Review]. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 55 (1), 102-103. | Link
- Tran, C.C. (2006). Location, location, location: Public wifi and web portals. Main Street News: The Monthly Journal of the National Trust Main Street Center, 2006(6), 6. | Link
Editor & Blogger – ExperienceLA.com Blog | Link
Posts features experiences of Los Angeles lifestyle, public transit, arts, culture, and destinations. Below is a select list of recent articles. Full list of articles available here.
- Remembering Huell Howser | Link
- Moby Dick Takes Over Los Angeles | Link
- Have a FREE Summer, LA | Link
- Happy World Puppetry Day | Link
- Geeks Who Drink: Doctor Who Pub Quiz at The Complex | Link
- Literary LA: Festival of Books and a Book Drop Bash | Link
- Roy Choi at ALOUD LA | Link
- SDCC 2013 Recap | Link
- Wandering Wondercon | Link
- The Caterpillar’s Kimono – The Past Revisited | Link
- “A Song of Twilight” is a Must-See | Link
- Truth Values: One Girl’s Romp Through M.I.T.’s Male Math Maze | Link
- STOMP at the Saban Theatre | Link
- MESS by Kirsten Vangsness at the Theatre of NOTE | Link
- Lots of Laughs at “The Bells of West 87th” | Link
- “Before A Fall” at the Hollywood Fringe Festival | Link
Fiction & Creative Non-Fiction
- Tran, C. C. (2009). Angel Juarez. Honorable Mention, Glimmer Train’s Very Short Fiction Contest. Unpublished.
- Tran, C.C. (2008). Miss Independent. Mused: The BellaOnline Literary Review Magazine, Spring 2008.
- Tran, C.C. (2007). Coffee Cups. Toasted Cheese Literary Journal, 7(1).
- Tran, C.C. (2012). Walking with Elephants. Mused: The BellaOnline Literary Review Magazine, Fall 2012. | Link
- Tran, C.C. (2011). Digital Divide: Poems. Self-Published | Link
- Tran, C.C. (2010). To Bobby Who Lives On. Laist.com. | Link
- Tran, C.C. (2010). Shaking My Fist at Robert Frost. Din Magazine, 1(1). | Link
- Tran, C.C. (2009). Hope & 7th. Mused: The BellaOnline Literary Review Magazine, Winter 2009. | Link