Carv's Thinky Blog I'm an author with a focus on satirical science fiction.


Christian Carvajal is a writer, director, educator, actor and editor in northwestern Washington state. He's also the restless mind behind Carv's ThinkyWorks, a content factory for print and web-based media. He specializes in product reviews, AP-style editing and other narrowcast marketing communications.

"Carv" added an MFA in directing to his BA in communications and BS in math for secondary education, then moved to Los Angeles to work in the film and television business. He started as an extra, but studied directing and screenwriting while working as an assistant at Warner Bros. After growing frustrated with the commercialism of L.A. cinema he returned to Oklahoma, where he helped found the Cross Timbers Theatre Company. From there he moved to Washington state, where he wrote and saw published his first novel, Lightfall. Meanwhile, he was an adjunct professor and a feature writer, columnist and critic for The Weekly Volcano. This led to his work as the founding, managing editor, now editor emeritus, of OLY ARTS, a multiplatform arts-and-culture publication in Thurston County, for which he hosted and edited a weekly podcast, Sound Stages. He's written and published extensively on film, food, literature and travel, including concert and restaurant photography and video editing.

He drew from his fundamentalist childhood to write and publish an ebook, Rereading the Bible: Agnostic Insights into Genesis, the Gospels, and Revelation, which is available for Kindle, Nook and other EPUB formats. He also self-published a book of short stories, called C Is for Collection. He is currently shopping a new science fiction novel, the first in a projected series, while editing educational content for


Author photo by Monica Beben


Splash page from OLY ARTS, December 2018. Click the image to access all past print issues.
C Is for Collection (self-published and self-designed, April 2018. The image links to my Amazon author page.

CV Video

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