Life Update

I’m gone!

Hello, dear readers! However many of you there actually are. You may have noticed I've been a little remiss in posting lately! Mostly just drunk movies and I Read It Firsts. Well, that's because I've been a little bit...gone. Well, actually, first I was preparing to be gone, and then I was actually gone. Gone where?… Continue reading I’m gone!

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Books, Life Update

Reading Diversity Check-In

We're halfway through this year of me trying to both read diverse books and also read all of the (decidedly un-diverse) books getting adapted into movies this year. How have these parallel goals affected my actual reading habits? Well, some interesting results have certainly popped up. Given that 17 out of 23 of the movie-adapted… Continue reading Reading Diversity Check-In

Books, Life Update

Reading Diversity 2014: In Review

Around New Years last year, I realized my use of goodreads meant that I could analyze my reading habits in more detail than ever before. I was disappointed in my own lack of diversity in reading choices, and for 2014 made a resolution to be better about seeking out and reading works by women and… Continue reading Reading Diversity 2014: In Review

Life Update

How awesome are libraries?

An unfortunate evil has befallen me on this, the first week of NaNoWriMo. That evil is the sudden and tragic death of my laptop's video card, which is onboard, meaning that I have to either replace my entire motherboard, or just buy a new computer. Fortunately I am the kind of person who stores everything… Continue reading How awesome are libraries?

Life Update, Writing

NaNoWriMo ’14

October is almost over and November is bearing down hard, which means NaNoWriMo is looming on the horizon like some kind of monstrous demon, blocking out the sun. I shouldn't be so negative--NaNo is literally one of my favorite times of the year--but this time around I'm a little scared of it, because once again… Continue reading NaNoWriMo ’14

Life Update

Awesome Things from GGC ’14

This past weekend was, yet again, a con weekend! This time it was Geek Girl Con, a feminist-focused convention where inclusivity is the name of the game and literally everybody is excited about social justice. It's my favorite con, as well as the first con I ever attended; I've been every year since its inception,… Continue reading Awesome Things from GGC ’14

Life Update, Personal Story

Things I Saw at SDCC

As I type this, it is Sunday evening of San Diego Comicon weekend, and though it is only 9 PM, I estimate that I have about twenty minutes until my brain quits functioning entirely and I turn into an exhaustion-laden nerd zombie incapable of anything other than muttering "sleeeeeeep" and drooling down my own shirt.… Continue reading Things I Saw at SDCC