rat girl: new story idea

content warning: grisly topics are mentioned in this post. also, there’s spoilers on page 2.

i’ve always wanted to write an original story. as a kid i made some really cruddy comics about wolves and dogs that were heavily inspired by ginga densetsu weed, the first anime i ever watched on the internet. then i discovered sonic the hedgehog, but we’re not gonna get into that…

anyway, i’ve always been trying to refine some kind of story idea in my mind, and i’ve written outlines and rough drafts before, but i was never able to actually make any of these original ideas come to life – sometimes due to lack of time, but usually due to lack of motivation brought on by poor self-confidence.

but, one of the reasons i started this website was to share my story ideas, even if they never become anything. and that’s what i’ll finally do today.

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how languages shaped my life

i am bilingual in spanish and english. i have lived in the united states since i was almost three years old, but i was born an only child in cuba to cuban parents. by the age of two i had already been speaking spanish, even correcting peoples’ grammar. my mom told me that one time she laughed when someone said they were going to “eat” ice cream (comer helado), and i told them they were going to in fact “drink” ice cream (tomar helado), which is the correct term in spanish.

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an introduction to my new blog!

that’s right. i’m using wordpress.com for real now.

i never thought i would come back, but i figured that if i’m going to write at all (and actually post something) i should stop worrying about the details and focus on the actual writing. instead of dealing with creating an entire blog from scratch just for the sake of showing off and saving money, i should be using the word processor/cms that i find the most comfortable. in the long run this should save me a lot more time and help stop me from procrastinating on something that i’ve needed to do for a long time.

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