Everything Is True

Ada Hoffmann
Autism, writing, and the world through a speculative lens.
Created 10 Feb 2021
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  • On Therapy
    09 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 2
    One of my pet peeves is when people demand, jokingly or otherwise, that a stranger or fictional character "needs therapy." Whether it's because the person is behaving in a harmful way, or because they...
  • Friday Chatter: Questioning Authority
    05 Nov 2021 2 4
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  • Rebels Without a Cause
    02 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 6 6
    (TW: COVID-19, anti-vaxxers, fascism) These past few months, in my hometown, students have returned to university in-person for the first time since the pandemic started. They’ve been partying in the ...
  • A Living Place
    26 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 4 0
    Sometimes I go out on the front porch, hang out with the grass and trees and plants, and ground myself. It's soothing to get the reminder that I'm in a living place, where things grow and breathe. The...
  • Fawning
    19 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 5 7
    Ever since I read this article about fawn responses and people-pleasing, I've been thinking about how these responses tie in to the toxicity we see on Book Twitter. If you are prone to fawning - habit...
  • Friday Chatter
    15 Oct 2021 5 13
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  • Rebuilding
    12 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 4 2
    Lately I feel like I have come to a turning point with the house emotionally. Most of the “cleaning out the junk” phase is done (though not all; there is still the dreaded crawl space under the stairs...
  • Posey's Psychically Resonant Super-Plants
    05 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 4 2
    I like to say I've always been writing, and in a way that's true, but in a way it's not quite. There was a specific moment when I decided I was going to write for publication, and it was different fro...
  • Friday Chatter: New Genres
    01 Oct 2021 2 2
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  • Genre Genre Genre
    28 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 4
    Last week's post about hard science fiction got me thinking. If I don't think of myself as writing hard science fiction, what genres do I write? The Outside series is a space opera with cosmic horror ...
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