This was my first semester in graduate school, and I had no time to post or be very fandom-y because I had so much to do.
Stuff I did:
- Assist with a Beginning Fiction class: we got a lot of good stories, which was awesome.
- Recap Sleepy Hollow
for Nice Girls TV
. This led to me taking part in a phone Q&A with Tom Mison (Ichabod!!!). Listening to his voice on the phone is an pleasant experience.
- Write two stories for MFA workshop, including one where I kept mentioning a character's left leg instead of his hair or eyes, so my teacher wanted the viewpoint character's crush on this guy to be all
about the left leg. Okay, then.
- Write a 21-page paper about 18th-century criticism of Shakespeare's plays. It's done, and I can't believe it's done. But I am so happy
it's done. Right before Thanksgiving, we got to watch Shakespeare in Love
in class, so this paper was totally worth it.
These were the highlights. Emotional stuff happened, too.
Now I realize I have had this journal for five years. Wow. So much has happened in five years. Not only in my life, but also in the world at large. Fandom has also moved on, mostly to Tumblr. I haven't gotten a Tumblr. Tumblr seems to be one of those things that you have to be on all the time in order to understand the slew of information that roles at you. It also seems to be focused on staring at pictures of whoever is the hottie of the month, which can be fun, but only for so long. Fandom seems to be less about inter
acting with our favorite works and more about re
acting to them with our "feels." Also, Tumblr is more imaged based, and I don't have much experience with that, so I'd probably have to take a course in Photoshop just to keep up, and I don't know if I want to do that. I'm considering get a Twitter, but I have no idea what I'd Tweet. Really, I'm just sad that my circle of friends here on LJ has moved on, but this is life, and friends have to move on.
I don't know if this is the end of this journal, but I think it's the beginning of something else.