A Difficult Year

(+) I’d like to think every generation has their own struggles, their own history-defining moment where, collectively, a particular memory is generated and imprinted upon those who survived through that event, only to be forgotten, then misremembered, and then forgotten again. I always though 9/11 was that defining moment for my generation. It turns out… Read More A Difficult Year

On Imposter Syndrome

(Image from https://themighty.com/2017/05/what-panic-attacks-feel-like/) When I was a young (warthog) writer – roughly around high school age, when I first started taking this writing thing seriously – my teacher/mentor figure told me that writers don’t really call themselves “writers”; other people bestow that title on them, like a queen bestowing titles on their subjects. To claim that… Read More On Imposter Syndrome

Teaser Sequence

Good lord, the semester is over and I don’t have to teach mid-year classes. (Gambatte, teachers teaching during the mid-year!) So I have a bunch of things I want to write about, in no particular order: – Getting married (to the best person, no less!) – Attending Jamilton and being fully immersed in fandom –… Read More Teaser Sequence