Life

My struggle with gender identity

**Disclaimer**: If I don’t use certain terms correctly, I apologize deeply. I’m still learning. So, I was born male. Everything I saw made things pretty clear; boys looked this way, played with these toys, avoided these girly toys, fell in love with girls, didn’t do anything ‘gay’. It was pretty Read more…

By Lopi, ago
Life

Feeling like a fraud

Since I wrote the last post, I couldn’t stop thinking about that common saying about ‘making time for your passions’ or ‘if you truly wanted to accomplish that thing, you’d make time’. That’s something that has echoed in my mind for the better part of my life. And it’s been spoken Read more…

By Lopi, ago
Life

When there isn’t enough time

Yesterday, Audra showed me some sketches she was doing for the Nenverse. When she spoke, it wasn’t excitement that I heard in her voice, it was helplessness. “What’s wrong?” I asked. “I just want to work on the comic, but I can’t,” she replied. “Why not? You’re doing it now, Read more…

By Lopi, ago
Life

The Scary First Step

So, last week I finished my first short story based in the Nenverse. It’s up on my Patreon, if you’d like to read it. It’s for this contest. It had to be 1,500 words or less, and the theme was “Liberation”. To be honest, this is only the second piece Read more…

By Lopi, ago
Life

Will I sink or will I swim?

I’ve always been drawn to that saying, “sink or swim”. There’s a sense of heroism about it, but you don’t always recognize the hardships that come with it. Everyone has their own definition of what a true sink or swim situation is, the reward and the cost of failure, the Read more…

By Lopi, ago
Life

New Website

I finally made myself a website. Why? Well, honestly, because every experienced author who talked about starting off as an author said to. And their reasons made a lot of sense. I needed a central location to post all my work, something that could be referenced. Tumblr was good enough, Read more…

By Lopi, ago