Autism, Books, Education

REVIEW | Odd Girl Out by Laura James

Synopsis: From early childhood, Laura James knew she was different, but it wasn't until her mid-forties that she found out why. A successful journalist and mother to four children, she had spent her whole life feeling as if she were running a different operating system to those around her. This book charts a year in… Continue reading REVIEW | Odd Girl Out by Laura James

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Autism, Education, Feminism

The Hidden Autistic

This is talked about a lot on twitter but I don't think I ever addressed it on my blog, which I think is odd because it's something I am very passionate about and something that is extremely important to me in my growth as a human and in understanding myself. A friend of mine brought… Continue reading The Hidden Autistic

Autism, Education

I Am Autistic

Hey! Pretty frequently in the #ActuallyAutistic community, autistic people are told by (usually) non-autistic people that we shouldn't use identity-first language. My main comment on that, really, is that by referring to us as "autistic people", this shouldn't take away the fact we are still people. If you need to hear "a person with autism"… Continue reading I Am Autistic

Lifestyle, Mental Illness

Changing How I Do Things

Hey! I know I seem to have completely neglected this blog due to my writing slump, my battery wasn't only dead but my mental illnesses weren't really helping either. Everytime I typed anything, I'd backtrack on it and decide not to post it because nothing ever really felt good enough. I love writing on my… Continue reading Changing How I Do Things

Autism, Feminism

Please Don’t Watch ATypical

Hello! Recently, this video has been going around on Twitter and well lets say the autistic community is not too happy about that, and this post is going to explain why. The TV show follows an autistic male (white, cis, straight, etc.) who wants a sexual relationship with a girl. It was written by a… Continue reading Please Don’t Watch ATypical

Books, Feminism

NYNTLS: Excerpt of my F/F Short Story/Retelling

Hello! So, as I spoke about in Friday's post, I have joined July's Camp NaNoWriMo. If you don't know what Camp NaNoWriMo is, it's an event hosted online two/three times a year (April, July and November) where you write a novel, poetry book, short story, or play in just one month. I've tried to join… Continue reading NYNTLS: Excerpt of my F/F Short Story/Retelling