You know what makes me nervous? Allistics using gimicky tricks to emphasise that their character is Autistic. Like, only using certain types of camera angles or structuring sentences in a certain way. I’m not saying[…]
Part One Here So, now that I’ve got my rant about how to write stimming ethically out of the way, we can finally get to the practical side of it. Much like with SPD (Power Rangers[…]
Crash course on what stimming actually is here. So, I’ve got two main points to address here in terms of writing. How it fits into the narrative and how to write stims naturally, so I’ve[…]
When it comes to autism, the autism itself often isn’t the thing causing issues. It’s usually either ableism/disablism, or co-morbid conditions. Autism is just a different way of thinking. Co-morbid conditions can be anything from[…]
Can we please get over the mentality that tropes are the devil? I write a lot of YA and the YA community online is so full of people declaring that you’re never allowed to use[…]
Even if you’re fairly new to certain kind of media critique, you probably know the phrase “queer-baiting”. *Cough*Destiel*Cough* The idea is that they spend a large amount of time hinting that two characters of the[…]
I read you the prologue of my novel Hunt to give you an idea of whether or not you might like it. Hunt is available here.
You’re probably aware of headcanons, right? Things which aren’t explicitly stated one way or the other in media, and so the audience must draw their own conclusions. “Steve Rodgers is bi,” for example. There’s never[…]