Category Archives: Ranting and Raving

A catch-all place for my thoughts on anything and everything.

Writer’s Block

Creative blocks happen. But they’re not the end of the world, and they’re not all in your head; they’re your story trying to tell you something. Continue reading

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Queer Characters in YA Dystopians

I seriously believe that a fictional world that doesn’t include LGBTQIA+ characters is a poorly constructed world. Continue reading

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Musical Monday #1: Marilyn Hanson

I’m not terribly qualified to talk about music. But I’m going to anyway. I’m going to lean into this discomfort and try to just enjoy talking about the songs I love. Continue reading

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2018 – Media Literacy Goals

I do have some general goals like “work out more,” “eat better,” and “update your damn blog every week,” but I wanted to do something a bit more interesting this year. Continue reading

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Why Does Everyone Like Vegeta?

Vegeta is a very popular character. It’s rare to see promotional material without him, and he’s one of the characters that is most recognized by people who aren’t familiar with the show—even among those who don’t watch anime. And there are good reasons for this. Continue reading

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Nostalgia

We’re all familiar with nostalgia. Sometimes it seems like Hollywood, and really the rest of the entertainment industry, is leaning heavily on the nostalgia fad, rebooting anything and everything they can Continue reading

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Audience

This week I’ve been thinking a lot about audience. Or, more specifically, the weirdness of liking something that’s not aimed at you. Continue reading

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