We’ve all got our social justice axes to grind, and as we are joined by Fay for a third week, this is the time to get them out. We discuss several episodes of Star Trek that tried for a positive message but shot themselves in … read more »
Fay Onyx is artist and writer who loves magic and fantasy, but is profoundly frustrated with the ways in which oppression is so often recreated and enshrined within magical and fantastical worlds. Right now ze is focusing on writing fairy tales with intersectional queer and trans characters which ze reads (with music and sound effects!) and then discusses on hir podcast, Writing Alchemy. Ze is also an enthusiastic player of tabletop roleplaying games, particularly Pathfinder and Vampire the Masquerade, the mechanics of which ze mines for writing inspiration.
Once upon a time, Fay once again joined Oren and Chris, this time to discuss fairy tales. The first question on our minds: what is a fairy tale, exactly? Is it any story with fairies in it? Does it need to have a happy ending? … read more »
Another week brings us a brand new guest host, Fay Onyx of Writing Alchemy. With Fay on board, we discuss how to draw inspiration from roleplaying characters, so you won’t have to let that treasured PC go after the final session. We discuss the benefits … read more »