One evening, I was sitting on my sofa, reading fan fiction. That’s pretty much most nights for me, but this one took an unexpected turn. I read a lot of asexual-tagged fic because, you know, me, but I’d never really read any with an aromantic tag. This one fic just happened to include both. And damn, was I not prepared for how it hit me. I reached the end of this short angst/fluff, hurt/comfort fic and I was frozen. I just stared at my phone like it was an alien object until I started crying. I cried for a while, and then I moved to my computer and started researching. … More Identity – introduction
Why must I write a blog post? Is it not enough that I simply have interesting thoughts that various mental illnesses make me keep in my head instead of sharing them with the world like some kind of productive creature????? Best, Rain S. (hey, I tried, ok? Maybe next week)
Second weekend in a row with a blog post! I’m proud. Sure, it’s one day late, but still. Hopefully I can keep it up for the rest of the year. Now, I know last week’s post was kinda rough, and while I’m super happy with it and so glad I wrote it, this week we’re … More Love Letter to Fan Fiction
Hiya, internet. It’s been… Well, it’s been a fucking long time, that’s for sure. At first it was an intentional hiatus for NaNoWriMo (where I wrote a total of 20k), and after that, every time I sat down to write a blog post, I just… couldn’t. What can I say, 2019 was one hell of … More 2020, huh? Well, Let’s Give This Another Shot
You read that right! This weekend, my writer’s group is on a writing retreat in a very sweet little place two hours outside of Prague. We are staying in an actual brewery so it’s debatable how much work we will actually do, but hey, I can drink and write at the same time! Anyway, the … More Writing Retreat: Can I Write 5000 Words In Two Days?