There comes a time to surrender. I can’t see how I will ever make my peace with it, but I endeavour to achieve acceptance. Read More Caregiving: Surrender
Spoilers for season 14 of Project Runway
Ashley Nell Tipton has been written about by almost every fat blogger I read, and for good reason. She’s the first plus size designer to appear on Project Runway, and she is easily among the most talented of the season.
However, it seems she has been frequently underestimated by some of her competitors. Read More Fatphobia, Paintball, and Project Runway
Penny Dreadful won’t be back until next summer, and the end of the season left me with a hangover. No worries, though, there’s a plethora of novels and book series in the same vein that can give me the same fix Penny Dreadful does. Season of Mists, by Jen Corkill, is the first book in a promising historical paranormal romance series that does just that. Read More Book Review: Season of Mists, by Jen Corkill
This year, I’m the official NaNoWriMo Municipal Liaison for the Pakistan region. I’m not totally unaware of the curious juxtaposition of myself as an American ex-pat representing Pakistan for NaNo and vice-versa, so I’ll be working in concert with The Desi Writer’s Lounge, a fantastic organization dedicated to supporting and promoting South Asian writers. I’ll be leading write-ins for them, as well as posting on their blog and forums, and crossposting between Persephone and DWL throughout the month. I highly encourage our Persephoneers to wander over and say hello to them, as well as welcome those DWL’ers who might come here. Read More NaNoWriMo 2015 — Slay’s Guide to Successful NaNo’ing
Fafner Exodus continues to be the most awesome show I’m watching. Unlike the others, it follows its plot without one moment to catch your breath. K: Return of Kings seems more about fanservice than plot. Mobile Suit Gundam don’t seem to know if it should be serious or not, while Heavy Object and Owari no Seraph clearly don’t care about being serious. Read More Weekly Anime Review
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