Author Archives: Zeenah

About Zeenah

Zina writes about comics, nerd history, and ridiculous romance novels when not working frantically on her first collection of short stories and complaining about stuff. One day, she'll settle down and write that novel.

Link Lineup – January 2021

Friends it’s the first Link Lineup of 2021! Exciting! There’s so much going on and all of it is cool so let me share what’s been on my mind since the start of this stressful new year! How “let people … Continue reading

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Stitch Talks Ish With Y’all… Season 2 Trailer

Episode Notes: This is a trailer for the next season of Stitch Talks Ish… where I talk with y’all! If you’re interested in being a part of this upcoming season, send me a DM on Twitter or email me at contact@stitchmediamix.com! … Continue reading

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Urban Fantasy 101: Magical Negros in the Genre

Instead of writing Magical Negros, aim for fully fleshed out and well rounded characters that just happen to be Black. Continue reading

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Let’s talk about racism in The Archive – again.

Let’s talk about racism in The Archive – again. Not just the AO3 but the idea that archives are judgment free and therefore bias free and everything SHOULD go and be hosted/archived… Including objectively harmful and RACIST content. Continue reading

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WHEN CAN WE TALK ABOUT RACISM IN FANDOM?

So, if someone tries to tell you that now (whenever “now” is for you) isn’t a good time to talk about racism in fandom because there’s too much going on or… that there’s somehow nothing going on and you’re ruining their buzz? Point out that there’s no better time to talk about racism in fandom than the present because fandom is racist… in the present. Continue reading

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Stitch Starts 2021

2021 is gonna be slow to start when it comes to content because I am tired

I am burnt the fuck out. Continue reading

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Link Lineup – End of 2020

Yes, this is a bit BTS heavy. Deal with it, darlings. Welcome to the ‘omegaverse,’ the kinky erotica genre reimagining bodies Speculative fiction around human mating cycles and otherworldly physiology date as far back as the mid-20th century, but in … Continue reading

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Stitch Wraps Up 2020

A lot happened in 2020. While it’s been one stressful year, it’s also been a year where I’ve pretty much stayed booked and busy and writing. So for those of you who aren’t super duper online, here’s what you’ve missed … Continue reading

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Meme-Ing For A Reason #4 – Fandom’s Been Racist

Fandom has always been racist. All fandoms. Even your fandom, whatever it may be. Both because there are no fandoms that are actively anti racism by default and because the shape of fandom discourse in 2020 is that folks are … Continue reading

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Black People in Fandom: Cassandras in Action

Black fans and Black culture writers who specialize in complex fandom and media circles have been talking about all of these different dustups and racefails for years –

But no one listens. Continue reading

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Thread Collection: Racefail A Decade Later (1/17/2019)

Tons of people in fandom just flat out hate me because I’m a black person talking about fandom racism/antiblackness in a way that doesn’t cater to them Continue reading

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Meme-ing For A Reason #3 – Fandom’s Amy Coopers

I already made the Amy Cooper comparison back in June in Why Write About Fandom Racism At A Time Like This? where I talked about what the racism in the supposedly progressive queer/women run fandom spaces looks like: It looks a … Continue reading

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Meems Watches K-Dramas

Here are five dramas that my smallest nieceling has been circling across the year and some of the reasons why she liked them! Continue reading

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[Video] Stitch Unboxes BTS 2021 Season’s Greetings

Merry Christmas to me! This came a week early and so… A hasty, hopefully hilarious unboxing.

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Urban Fantasy 101: Cop Country

There are a lot of cops in urban fantasy. Continue reading

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