Bisexual Canadian writer, editor, podcaster, and crafter. You can find me @islanderscaper most places on the internet and as part of the podcast Just Roll With It AP (@rollwithitap).
Who I Could Have Been
What might my profession be if I had a chance to be born in another era? This should be an easy question for me. I’ve always been a bit of a history nerd, entirely fascinated by the lives of the people who lived before me. Books like Anne of Green Gables, Little Women, Little House on the Prairie, the entire Dear Canada series, and anything by Jane Austen have long been some of my favorites. As a child, I was always dressing up and pretending like I was the protagonist of these books, living out their lives decades or centuries before I was ever born.
Getting to the vault was easy. Sabrina’s forging skills weren’t quite up to Odette’s level, but they were passable enough to get her through the door. A little charm to maneuver her way through the event space, a little stealth to slip away, and a little finesse to get past the lock and –
Soundtrack Of My Life
Music has always been an influential force in my life. I love to sing, I love to play instruments, I love to dance, and I love the way it can be used as a storytelling medium. Musical scores and movie soundtracks fascinate me. The way songs are picked, written, and curated in such a way that conveys the emotions and trajectory of the narrative is an art form in and of itself. Making playlists for TTRPG characters, writing projects, or even just different moods and stages of life to provide inspiration and energy has become something of a hobby for me as well as an essential part of my creative process.
Learning to Slow Down
I have never been very good at taking things slow. I always feel like I need to be productive and on the go and there are so many things competing for my attention. There are books to read, video games to play, crafts to do, projects to work on, etc etc. They pile up one on top of the other as new things catch my eye and new ideas start to take form in my head.