Musings

The Whole Gender Situation (trademark pending)

My entire education of trans and non-binary identities came almost exclusively from Hamilton fanfiction, which was definitely not my intention when I went to read Hamilton fanfiction. It happened completely on accident, though to be fair, on Archive of Our Own there is a substantial tendency within the Hamilton fandom towards making various characters non-binary or trans. In fact, a very… Continue reading The Whole Gender Situation (trademark pending)

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Musings

I’m Not Usually This Southern

I hate country music. I find the twang, steel guitar, and nonsensical lyrics about God, beer, and tractors obnoxious. Yet, despite that, over the last month my music tastes have recently devolved from Mumford and Sons, to The Avett Brothers, to a Pandora station that is overrun with banjos and bands with names such as… Continue reading I’m Not Usually This Southern

Musings

Disney College Program, Fall 2017: A Summary

It has now been exactly a month since my time working at the Walt Disney World Resort ended. The more I try to explain my experience to people the more it feels like some sort of dream, like I stepped out of reality and into an alternate world where the most important thing was how… Continue reading Disney College Program, Fall 2017: A Summary

Musings

You Should Be Writing (and you probably already are)

When I first started to take this writing thing seriously, I met with a friend of mind who'd just gotten accepted in to the University of Nevada-Las Vegas as an MFA Fiction student. I figured they would be a good person to ask for advice because they were living the life I thought, and still… Continue reading You Should Be Writing (and you probably already are)