Matters of Representation

Night falls quick and silent, enveloping the world in darkness before everyone has even truly stepped into consciousness. Days are short and brisk with the cold, the ground occasionally coated in soft white powder that's freezing to the touch. Winter is upon us, and the new year has just begun. It is a time to …

Why Do We Like Being Scared?

When I was younger, the one thing that could always scare me was the supernatural. I never read or watched ghost stories except when I was feeling exceptionally brave, and I always regretted it after. I remember reading a collection of short horror fiction - I must have been around ten or eleven – with …

Starting Over

What's another year without rehashing old promises you made to yourself? "Look at that everybody," you say, "she's made another blog! Another one! After she never maintained that first one she made years ago." "I know," I tell you. "But I'm a changed person now. I'll update regularly! I'll produce new content every week. I …