chronic illness & creativity

Thoughts on fandom

I’ve been thinking thoughts about fandom lately.  I’m sure it’s no surprise to anyone that I’ve been in fandom for, oh, decades now 🙂  I’ve been in fandoms for many shows, books, movies.  I’ve been a moderator of a lot of communities, email lists etc.  I’ve gone through phases of intense involvement and phases of…

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! and Ivy Loves Christmas Songs…

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, evvveryyy whereee you gooooo… I love Christmas unabashedly.  I know all the verses to all the songs (benefits of growing up in 4 different singing groups LOL), I love the peace of snowy winter (ahem, Montana? get on that, please?), I love listening to Christmas music and…

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Sometimes I just really really wish….

Sometimes I really despair of doing anything with my life in the face of the constancy of chronic illness.  This past 2 months have been one of those times.  So was the 3 months of post-vaccine reaction (yes, I would get it again, again a hundred times – cause I’m still not over covid proper,…

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how to audiobook with severe hand injuries

Oh covid!  You scamp!  You came for my hands – you didn’t realize that I’ve had hand injuries since my 20s and I HAVE KNOWLEDGES. That doesn’t mean, dear readers, that things are resolving quickly….this looks like it will be a long haul.  And thus I have created even more hands-free editing tools for myself. [how…

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Gracie & Zeus Live the Dream – it’s a hilarious romp! it’s a mystery! it’s a celebration of NA brains! and it was super fun to narrate :D

This book has been an absolute blast to narrate 😀  Full of fun voices that get to be played (largely) very broad; full of neuroatypical brains – which I also have in my skull; is full of musicians, which I am as well; and a mystery that’s just so weird you’re going WHY ARE YOU…

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