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About senzavoi

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.

A Very Special Unboxing

In super awesome and (probably super surprising) news, I’ve got a gosh-darned BOOK coming out in a MONTH! Judge Anderson: Flytrap, my second novella and my first work published in a standalone book with my name on the cover, is … Continue reading

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Stitch Likes Stuff – Stitch’s Favorite BTS’ Songs

Anyway! Here’s a list of my most favorite BTS songs! I’m glad I can share this sort of purely celebratory
experience with you nerds! Continue reading

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[Stitch Answers Feedback] What Can Non-Black Fans Do?

If you really want to be good to Black fans and responsible when creating content for Black characters, you need to decenter yourself and accept that sometimes your best won’t be good enough. Continue reading

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The Great Big Anita Blake Reread: Sorting Out Shifters

We’re constantly told that shapeshifters are people too and therefore they deserve to be treated as people and not distrusted – even though the narrative crossing the Anitaverse is that the only beings more dangerous than shifters are vampires. Even though half of the most vile and violent murderers across the series are shifters. Continue reading

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Antiblackness in the K-pop Industry and its Fandom Spaces: Introduction

Anti-blackness is universal. Outside of maybe a handful of countries around the world, there aren’t many places where I’m guaranteed to be entirely free from anti-black racism. Even my home island of St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands isn’t … Continue reading

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Stitch Does Stuff in July

I love Day Job. I love being able to get up, come into work, and put together ads or blow through edits on a batch of articles for one of our clients. I love having the chance to use my … Continue reading

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[Post PCA Roundtable Wrap-Up] 10 Years After Racefail ’09: Where’s The Growth?

This is a wrap-up/write-up of my overall comments during the PCA 2019 Roundtable on Racism in Fandom/Fan Studies Spaces (which I chaired). Feel free to check out write-ups from Robin Anne Reid and Samira Nadkari, two of the other participants on … Continue reading

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Short and Salty #1: They’re All About The Whiteness

Normally, I keep my saltiest thoughts to twitter or my Dreamwidth account. It’s better for all of us. However, this salty thought is part of a currently shelved follow-up to my What Fandom Racism Looks Like article on Beige Blank … Continue reading

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Fleeting Frustrations # 7: Archive Frenzy and Being (Un) Grateful To Our Fannish Foremothers (Stuck In 2002)

If I wasn’t a queer Black fan who’s used the AO3 and been in fandom for most of my life, I’d even take those claims at face value. After all, a space for female and/or queer fans is pretty cool, right?

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Bloodbath (Harietta Lee #2) by Stephanie Ahn

I spent a lot of time reading Bloodbath (Harrietta Lee #2) and wondering how on earth Harry manages to make it from one day to the next. To be fair, I’m pretty sure that she has no idea how she’s … Continue reading

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