Well, the kingpin cosplay’s coming along.

My 12 month review at work was today. The boss says I’m great and the only reason I haven’t been promoted yet is because of my limited availability due to school but it’s there when I want it. A full-time job in retail just went from Backup Plan Z to Backup Plan Y.

zgmfd:


How To Care For Your Monster by Norman Bridwell (1970) Scholastic


My grandparents had this book and I literally read it to pieces over the years. 

zgmfd:

How To Care For Your Monster by Norman Bridwell (1970) Scholastic

My grandparents had this book and I literally read it to pieces over the years. 

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Q

Anonymous asked:

When writing POC do you ever feel the need to consult actual POC or?

A

gailsimone:

I usually do, and I know that that can become problematic in itself, people aren’t meant to be tour guides of their own identity for the benefit of white writers.

But in general, people have been amazingly generous about sharing this stuff with me and I think it’s precisely because they also want to see characters represent their backgrounds well. Books and even travel are not really enough necessarily, if you want to portray lots of different kinds of people. 

I have had lovely readers helping vet characters like Alysia, Obscura, Tremor, and Katharsis (who was based on an actual person), just as examples. That’s also been the case with Alysia as a trans woman, and Vengeance Moth as a PWD. 

A lot of writing books say, “write what you know,” but I think that’s the worst advice ever, the road to publishing is not equally viable for everyone, and I know from years of attending conventions that representation matters.

If I wrote only what I had experienced myself, you know, I was raised on a farm in a very isolated community. I’ve traveled a lot and met thousands of people, that helps, but a lot of the people who have helped me define backgrounds for characters share the same desire to have a diverse range of comics characters out there. I am frankly blessed to have them.

It’s not a substitute for research, you still have to do your due diligence, but it’s lovely to be able to show a script to someone where they can tell you if you have fucked up or gone astray!


"Selling my soul would be a lot easier if I could just find it" , Nikki Sixx

"Selling my soul would be a lot easier if I could just find it" , Nikki Sixx

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"I’m a soldier. I volunteered. I’m not walking away." Rita Vrataski, Angel of Verdun & Full Metal Bitch

"I’m a soldier. I volunteered. I’m not walking away." Rita Vrataski, Angel of Verdun & Full Metal Bitch

"I’m a soldier. I volunteered. I’m not walking away." Rita Vrataski, Angel of Verdun & Full Metal Bitch

"I’m a soldier. I volunteered. I’m not walking away." Rita Vrataski, Angel of Verdun & Full Metal Bitch

"I’m a soldier. I volunteered. I’m not walking away." Rita Vrataski, Angel of Verdun & Full Metal Bitch

"I’m a soldier. I volunteered. I’m not walking away." Rita Vrataski, Angel of Verdun & Full Metal Bitch

"I’m a soldier. I volunteered. I’m not walking away." Rita Vrataski, Angel of Verdun & Full Metal Bitch

"I’m a soldier. I volunteered. I’m not walking away." Rita Vrataski, Angel of Verdun & Full Metal Bitch

"I’m a soldier. I volunteered. I’m not walking away." Rita Vrataski, Angel of Verdun & Full Metal Bitch

"I’m a soldier. I volunteered. I’m not walking away." Rita Vrataski, Angel of Verdun & Full Metal Bitch

"I’m a soldier. I volunteered. I’m not walking away." Rita Vrataski, Angel of Verdun & Full Metal Bitch

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Q

Anonymous asked:

You disgust me. Do you sit around all day hating on things you've never read or watched? FUCK YOUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU

A

Uh I would say my average day is like 5 percent that and the other 95 is just masturbatory prep and execution

This poor guy in two of my classes just started grad school this semester and he’s freaking out about the workload and wondering how the rest of us handle it. I just want to put a comforting hand on his shoulder and explain to him that literally every other student in the class is bullshitting everything all the time but that might make him feel even worse