Submitted by Julie on Tue, 03/07/2017 - 18:08

LoriAnn invited me here back in 2009 after we 'met' on a fantasy website, and I was fairly active through 2011 or so, when my college classes started to take up more of my time.

I graduated college with a BA in writing and literature in December 2013 and promptly moved back home. I eventually found a job working for our local newspaper (circulation under 1,000); covering high school sports and local meetings means I'm working 2-3 evenings a week on average, sometimes more. Writing up sports and meetings leaves me with little inclination to write for fun.

I spend most of my online time these days on Tumblr as AslansCompass; I don't post often, but I reblog a lot of scifi/fantasy stuff. I can also be found at, but that page is mostly book reviews for free copies. When I do write, it's generally fanfiction at Archive of Our Own, also as AslansCompass.

I think I'll be coming back here once or twice a week, maybe making a few critique comments on short stories or essays. I may post personal thoughts on occasion, but probably not any fiction or poetry.

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Welcome back! Makes me happy when older members start being active again. :) I look forward to seeing your comments and posts!

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