I wrote this out as a Twitter thread for a cosplay mutual and realized it could be its own blog post. This is for any cosplayers who are looking to start writing their own cosplay builds/progress/tutorials. From someone who’s been doing this for all her handmade cosplays since 2015.Continue reading “Pro-tips for Writing Your Own Cosplay Builds”
This time last year, I started my study on the cosplay and con community I entitled “Cosplays, Cons & Controversies: A Deep Dive into the Cosplayer Experience.” After receiving over 50 responses, I had to take a short hiatus from it to focus on other projects. Now, I am reopening the form to accept more responses in the hopes of getting 100 total participants.Continue reading “Cosplays, Cons & Controversies: Reopened for Responses”
This isn’t my first time attempting this series. I set out to do this a few years ago with my “Meet a Cosplayer” series but ultimately came up short of my original goal. Originally, I was hoping to make it similar to my “Leaving Home” series, in which I sent questionnaires to be answered and then I would read them all and write one cohesive (chaptered) story.
I had so much fun writing my “Leaving Home” Series that I decided to write another series, this time about cosplayers! I’ve asked a few of my friends to share their stories of how they got into cosplay, what cosplays they’ve done, and what they think of the cosplay community as a whole.Continue reading “New Series: Meet a Cosplayer”