Launching a Dream

Iā€™m finally doing it. After years of planning and researching, I’m about to start my own independent publishing company. I’ve wanted to work in publishing for about as long as I’ve wanted to be an author, and since my first novel is being published, I wanted to pursue both dreams. I’m taking what I’ve learnedContinue reading “Launching a Dream”

Being Aromantic & Asexual

It’s February, the month of Black History, Valentine’s Day and Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week (ASAW). As someone who is aromantic (aro) and asexual (ace), I want to talk about what it means to be aspec during the month of love. What is aspec? I talked about being queer before and my journey to discovering myContinue reading “Being Aromantic & Asexual”

New Year, New Goals

I can’t believe 2023 is just around the corner. But a new year means a new start, a fresh slate, and an opportunity for change. My goals for 2023 are about protecting my sanity and enriching my life by setting boundaries and practicing better self-care. No More Online Arguments One of my New Year’s ResolutionsContinue reading “New Year, New Goals”

Exercising & Getting Fit

I was pretty active when I was younger; exercising a few times a week, having a gym membership where I did yoga, pole, and circus-style workouts, and always running around. For the last few years, however, I’ve slowed down on workouts and activity. So, I decided to join The Queer Gym! Gains, Gains, Gains Recently,Continue reading “Exercising & Getting Fit”

My Search for Queerness

June signifies Pride Month, where queerness is celebrated and acknowledged nationwide. While going to parades and wearing rainbows are always fun, we still have a long way to go to accept queerness and allow people to fully be themselves. The following is my personal journey of self-discovery when it comes to being a queer woman.Continue reading “My Search for Queerness”

The Nightmare Before Christmas

This year for the holidays I wanted to feature decor and makeup from one of my favorite Christmas/Halloween movies: The Nightmare Before Christmas by Tim Burton. Decor I got the small black tree, tree skirt, and some ornaments from Hallmark, with other ornaments from Wallgreens. The theme was all about the movie, so I includedContinue reading “The Nightmare Before Christmas”

My First Podcast!

For today’s blog post, I’m doing something different: a recording of a previous post, #PlantLifeIsBestLife, as my first podcast episode. You can read along while listening to the episode below. In the first episode of The Fury Podcast, I read from a previous blog talking about my love of plants and how I adopted soContinue reading “My First Podcast!”

Animal Crossing Island Tour Vlog!

In celebration of the new update, I take you on a tour of my island on Animal Crossing! Join me on an adventure around my New Horizon’s island to see all of the cool things I’ve done with it. Welcome to Dabylon, the island of your dreams! I’m your host, Niki. Today we’ll be touringContinue reading “Animal Crossing Island Tour Vlog!”

Extra Credit: Advice to a Younger Friend

As part of my Digital Media Literacy class at ASU, we’ve learned about the kinds of media in play today, how to navigate this new world of media, as well as the ethics and security measures needed. Here’s my advice to a teenager living in this media-centric world. In today’s world, media is all aroundContinue reading “Extra Credit: Advice to a Younger Friend”