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WAIT (Short Fiction)

Trigger warning: Mentions of abuse and violence You wait. You’ll wait for seconds to tick by, for seconds to turn to minutes and minutes to turn into hours. You’ll wait for her. Your eyes stare at the door with hopeful … Continue reading

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FADE IN: Writing My Own Narrative

When I was ten years old, I wanted to be Alex Mack. Alex Mack was the fictional lead heroine in Nickelodeon’s The Secret World of Alex Mack played by actress Larisa Oleynik. The main plot focused on Alex, a teenage … Continue reading

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Seeking Haven in Feminist Disability Studies

As a television viewer, what draws me to a particular TV series is my ability to identify with the characters on a personal level. Keeping an audience emotionally riveted is especially important in a television series because the viewer(s) should … Continue reading

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CASTING CALL: A Little More Representation

About a year ago, I was out grocery shopping at Sprouts when a smiling, animated woman pushing her shopping cart came up to me and said, “Oh, it’s so nice to see that you’re out!” I wasn’t sure how to … Continue reading

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My Heroine’s Journey: How I Found My Tru Calling

At the tender age of seven, I experienced a profound spiritual crisis. Desperate for an answer to my predicament, I went to the rabbi because I believed he would give me a suitable answer. Why? I asked him with piqued … Continue reading

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Write Through It: The Powerful Influence of Fanfiction

Last weekend, I attended San Diego Comic Con on Friday and Saturday. Unfortunately, there was no Haven panel this year due to production/filming schedules since the show got picked up for a double episode order, but there was a pretty … Continue reading

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Television Made Me Who I Am

I am currently in the midst of my thesis semester of graduate school. While a thesis alone is an ambitious and often times overwhelming endeavor, I am also enrolled in Episodic Television Drama Writing. It is a course in which … Continue reading

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