Welcome to the August Edition of the JCS 2021! For those who are new, this showcase features content from various creators around the web, summarized up here for your convenience and enjoyment. Submissions were accepted primarily via Twitter, and include content created during the month of July. A confession about this month's showcase: I was… Continue reading Jon’s Creator Showcase: August Edition
The Struggle of (Not) Having Thoughts on Anime
Do you ever just forget that you have a blog? That's what happened to me...until I checked my blog email the other day and found a surprisingly recent request for my response on a certain question. It was such an interesting prompt that I decided to write a whole post on it. If you're reading… Continue reading The Struggle of (Not) Having Thoughts on Anime
Controversed Showcase: 2020 November
Welcome to the end-of-the-month showcase of all the posts written for the Controversed writing workshop! Thank you to everyone who joined me in "Controversing" by creating your own posts in response to each week's theme, as well as everyone who made the workshop a more welcoming place by dropping by with your comments. A Brief… Continue reading Controversed Showcase: 2020 November
[Controversed] Week 4: Managing Criticism
If you have been following the Controversed project since the start of the month, thank you (!!), and congratulations for making it to the final week! For those who are new to this, congratulations for joining just at the right time to welcome a very special first-time guest on this blog, Irina from I Drink… Continue reading [Controversed] Week 4: Managing Criticism
[Controversed] Week 3: Critical Theories
Big warm welcome to those who made it to Week 3 - and those who are checking out the series for the first time (there might be something for you too, who knows!). If you're reading this for the first time, feel free to check out my more detailed introduction here. Critical Theories and Controversy… Continue reading [Controversed] Week 3: Critical Theories
[Controversed] Week 2: Critical Voices
What is your blogging voice, and how do you challenge or stay true to it?
Announcing Controversed: A November Workshop
Elections, daylight saving hours, Uzaki-chan figurines! A million controversies pervade us through the internet, but being kind and civil bloggers with a limited tolerance for unproductive arguments, most of us don't go around poking the bears. Still, I know there are lots of things that people want to talk about despite their reservations, and I… Continue reading Announcing Controversed: A November Workshop
Weird Dream #93: “A talking bear chased me…”
If you wonder what this is about, see my last post on Weird Dreams. What I'm doing right now is writing out my Weird Dreams (which I previously tweeted about) as full-length entries. This feature won't show up regularly on this blog at all, but I do plan to work on it continuously. Doing Weird… Continue reading Weird Dream #93: “A talking bear chased me…”
Peer Editing, Anyone?
*This is not an anime-related post, except for the pics So I mentioned some time ago that I started interning at an e-zine as an article-writer/editor. I'm working with these amazing people with remarkably talented writing, and sometimes it makes me feel a little under-qualified. The thing is, I don't have 100% faith in the… Continue reading Peer Editing, Anyone?