Why Female Representation in Video Games Is Important To Me

“Mommy, when are they coming out with a Gamegirl?” I posed this question to my mom when I was six, holding my prized red Gameboy in my hand. I’d noticed the “boy” in the title and wondered why on Earth my new favorite device came with a gender—did that mean it wasn’t intended for me?… Continue reading Why Female Representation in Video Games Is Important To Me

Writer’s Block Exists, But Not in the Way You Think

It’s pretty common knowledge that writers (or any other type of artist) need a kick in the pants every so often, and usually that kick needs to come from themselves. Artists are great at getting themselves into creative ruts and flailing helplessly when they realize there’s no easy way out. And it can be so… Continue reading Writer’s Block Exists, But Not in the Way You Think

I Don’t Regret Giving Up Acting: Some Darker Sides of Being a Child Actress

Today my sister directed me to a video in which Dylan Sprouse, one of the twins who starred in Disney Channel’s The Suite Life of Zack and Cody as well as its spin-off The Suite Life on Deck, explains why he and his brother quit working for Disney in favor of pursuing degrees at NYU. I’m not sure if the Sprouse twins… Continue reading I Don’t Regret Giving Up Acting: Some Darker Sides of Being a Child Actress