In this section: feature writing for Girls in Capes and other websites.
All Was Well: On Growing Past Harry Potter
“No book can be all things for all people, and that’s okay.” I’m smack in the center of the Harry Potter generation — and realized in my mid-twenties that the series has done everything it can for me, and I need something more.
Falling in Love Through Tinder Taught Me How to Date
In my first piece of relationship writing (and my first personal essay in quite a while!), I discuss how I learned the process of dating by using Tinder only to cease to need the skills when I found someone pretty amazing.
- Dimple Shah is the YA Heroine I Needed at 16 – A personal essay on the importance of heroines like Dimple Shah from Sandhya Menon’s debut YA novel.
- 7 Awesome, Thought-Provoking Anime Series for New Viewers – A listicle filled with anime recommendations for those new to the genre who might think anime is all cutesy girls and tawdry jokes. This piece was published on The Portalist.
- Girls in Capes Recommends: Summer 2016 Adult SF/F Releases – A feature on upcoming book releases tailored to the needs of GiC readers. The piece highlights books by and about women as well as emphasizing new titles by award-winning authors and titles featuring diverse and multiracial casts.
6 Swashbuckling Space Operas to Enjoy While You Wait for the Next “Star Wars”
A list of diverse media (television, books, anime) featuring action-packed space opera stories that would appeal to those who love the Star Wars franchise. This piece was originally published on The Portalist and reprinted at The Mary Sue.