- Top Story - September 2023
Galavant is the "Shrek" of the Epic Hero's Journey, except it stopped short of running the franchise into the ground. It's extremely self-aware, knows how to keep the plot-twists coming without overdoing them, balances truly touching emotional moments with side-splitting comedy, and comes with a catchy, singalong soundtrack.
What Difference A Piece of Paper Makes
I'd struggled with Autism for most of my life, mostly due to lack of support or early intervention. From the 'discovery' of Autism in 1905 to the early 00s, it was nearly impossible to diagnose a young girl with Autism unless they had at least two co-morbids and Medium-High Support Needs. All of the early studies had been done on young boys, and the symptoms presented differently between genders. Unless there was very obviously something 'wrong' with them, women only got diagnosed late in life, usually after years of struggle.
The Little Mermaid and the Friendzone
I had originally intended this to be part of my twisted fairytale series, “Timeless Tales, Modern Morals”, but it didn’t quite fit with the theme, so it ended up here as a short story, instead. Perhaps one day I’ll expand it as an independent novella.