Dayton O'Donnell
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Mr. Strickham’s

A novel in progress

Mr. Strickham's is a Comedic Fantasy novel that's set in a world where everything runs off of magic! The protagonist Oliver Strickham is a twenty-something who, in the wake of his mother's death, has lost interest in life and, in turn, has become Clinically-Diagnosed-by-a-Doctor as Chronically Boring. In order to cure his boringness, he decides to leave his father and girlfriend to go and Fight a Dragon! If he fails, his curse of Chronic Boringness will slowly turn him invisible and he’ll inevitably live the rest of his life boring, sad, and alone…

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The Denver Daily

A YouTube Channel

The Denver Daily is a comedic news program that's specific to the Greater Denver Area as well as Colorado at large. The aim of the program is to inform people about what the f*** is going on in our state. The show is written and created by myself and the comedian, Lillian Robinson, as well as with help from various comedians around Denver.

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The Curse I know

A Novella

Told from an unexpected and unique perspective, this bone-chilling psychological horror story is sure to make your skin crawl. It explores the idea that we often try and push solutions onto peoples problems, even when we don’t even understand our own.



(Rhyming optional)

Roses are red,

Violets are blue,

I write poems,

And yeah, whatever.

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Clara’s Fable

A Novella in Progress

Finding it hard to find her voice in the world of journalism, Benzai Sugimoto, or “Ben”, has an enlightening interview with an influential artist, Clara. Attempting to gain clarity on a historic event that Clara was a part of, Ben grows frustrated as she receives the answers in the form of a rather strange parable. What questions will actually get answered by the end of the interview?

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The Tithonus Project

A Novella in Progress

Kane Tanaka is of sound mind and sound body. Too sound. Day in and day out Kane wakes up and carries on with his wonderfully perfect life, why however, he’s not sure. When he goes to see a psychologist, Mr. Becker, a man of, let’s just say, more meek construction than Mr. Tanaka, the two of them discuss Kane’s more than morbid addiction as well as his less than lively affliction.

In Progress

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Travel Writing

Dear Dream Journal,

I’ve been a few places and seen a couple things. People were there and a lot of stuff happened. A lot of wonderful times were had and many events took place.

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In addition to writing words. I take pictures! This is a link to my portfolio.



Flash Fiction

This short work of realistic fiction uses an allegory to explore the darker side of our relationship with money and the responsibilities that come with it.