Given eBay 1) wants everyone to update their accounts to not use Paypal, but 2) still has not fixed the page you need to use to update so that I can actually use it, I may try moving beads and books to Etsy. Anyone have any feedback on that?
(Yes, I’ve gone through eBay’s help chat. Four times. The last two times they said they’d get back to me when it was fixed. It’s been over a week since that last time, and still no fix. Hmph.)
Well, not literally. Can’t do that for a full 24 hours. Continue reading
Intentionally or not, a lot of autistics live with the reality that other people consider their very existence to be inconvenient.
Sit with that for a moment, because it’s critical to writing an autistic character. This isn’t depression, Continue reading
As I said in the previous post, ASD is a stable brain state. As best as researchers can determine, at certain points the brain is supposed to prune neuron growth to reduce certain connections. Like digging a single deep channel for a river, instead of letting it spread out and meander in countless streams across a floodplain.
In an autistic person, those neurons don’t get pruned. Continue reading
Thanks for all the comments on the depression posts. They were packed with info; to the point I’m obviously going to have to do more research before any bit on ADHD or bipolar will be up to par. So for now, I’m going to take a look at autism. Continue reading
So. Depression. The Black Dog. The pit of despair. The endless, numbing gray.
Depression is your brain trying to kill you. Continue reading
And now we come to the third main reason characters might be perceived as “off”; actual neurological differences. In recent years, often referred to as “neurodivergence”. Continue reading
Also Dwarves, Elves, Ents, Hobbits… maybe even Wizards. Most of them. Continue reading
Does a watering can of frogs count as a sign of the apocalypse? Or just, you know, 2020? Continue reading
If you intend to have a “redeem the villain/ save the beloved” arc that has a personality disorder in it….
Well, first and foremost, I salute you, you’re braver than I am. Continue reading