I’m a writer in my late 20s, trying to figure out love, life, and how to get the most out of my MA in Literature. I love research and, no joke, analyzing the heck out of every single piece of media I consume – so expect a lot of that here.
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This blog focuses on analysis of nerdy media, book reviews, and lots of commentary about race in fandom and the source media that spawns our favorite fandoms.
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Note: This is set a few months after Breaking and Entering‘s sequel-in-progress, but the only real spoiler for what I’m writing is “blink and you’ll miss it” tiny. Unless you didn’t guess that Asra and Katan would be in a relationship the … Continue reading
This is a little backstory post about my story “The Carnival That Comes After” in Dirty Birds Press‘ Undercities anthology which has two weeks left on its Kickstarter campaign. (So go pledge!) When I was a wee teenager, my mother … Continue reading
Promised to a being that lives in the waters between her village and the rest of the world, a young woman walks to what will surely be her doom. ❧❧❧❧ I walk until I see the shoreline, the hem of … Continue reading
My darling and talented friend Vi (who I’ve commissioned to draw art for this story because she’s GREAT) surprised me with a super cute birthday sketch of Asra, one of the main characters in my short story “Breaking and Entering”. Not only … Continue reading
On her first day of actual, licensed superheroics, young speedster Pix comes to a startling realization about her chances of surviving once she goes head to head with a super-powered criminal that thinks nothing of smacking her down like … Continue reading
Every single person in the room shifts their chairs to the side with a cacophony of screeching, squeaking, rubber and metal on linoleum when I walk in to this month’s Supervillains Anonymous meeting in the basement of one of Comet … Continue reading
Note: “Lamplickers” is a colloquial term for “moth” that I grew up hearing in the US. Virgin Islands. Additionally, this story was previously published on Patreon for my patrons. Plink. Plink. The lamplickers down on the island always swarm around … Continue reading
Kabi didn’t mean to adopt a killer whale pup. Note: A shorter version of this piece was originally hosted on Patreon! Kabi didn’t mean to adopt a killer whale pup. She’d been swimming several leagues from the village, chasing her … Continue reading
Enjoy this silly little short about an eccentric billionaire who has commissioned the development of a time machine specifically so she can go back in time and punch H.P. Lovecraft in the fricking face. At first, when I lay out the … Continue reading
— To market, to market, to buy a plum bun/ Home again, home again, market is done. Maren walks two steps behind the governor’s wife on their way through the market near Fort Christensen, standing near enough to hear the … Continue reading
At first, when Danae sees the horse in the canal, she thinks that she’s dreaming. This is one of the stories that is going to show up in my fantasy collection sometime in the early parts of next year. Set … Continue reading
This is an older project I’m picking at after a few months on the side. Mastermind is a science fiction and (eventual) romance story that focuses on a nonbinary telepath (or Mastermind) named Jare, zir detective partner Lucien, and Thalia, … Continue reading
Originally posted on Tumblr on September 28, 2013. After closing, Naeem’s bodyguard Malachi arrives at the café to deliver plenty of harsh words for Josie along with her clothes for the evening. Later, Josie gets the rug pulled from underneath … Continue reading
Original posted September 12, 2013 on Tumblr in response to the announcement of the Fantastic Beast film adaptation. Further story notes here. Josie is a witch and a waitress and usually, she’s damn good at being both. On what’s shaping … Continue reading