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Author Archives: Dominica Malcolm

About Dominica Malcolm

Dominica has a strong interest in exploring diversity in media, seeing people subverting corporate control of creativity through crowdfunding and indie publishing, and spending as much time as she can travelling the world and discovering culture. This is what she most regularly blogs about. In her spare time, Dominica is primarily focused on long-form improv theatre, and writing and publishing speculative fiction. You can find links to some of her free and published stories and screenplays on her writing page, or check out her pirate time-travel novel Adrift. Though born and raised in Australia to American parents, Dominica lived in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, between 2008-2014, until she moved to the San Francisco Bay Area. She also has a background in web programming, filmmaking, and stand-up comedy. For more information, check out her about page, or any of the specific pages about her various creative pursuits in the links at the top of the page.

Getting the Most Out of Improvaganza + Returning to Hawaii with My Show “So You Want a Job” in 2017

Last year was my first year attending Improvaganza, the Hawaii Festival of Improv. I’d attended as an individual that got put into a group to perform. It was so much fun that I encouraged a lot of people to apply to the festival this year. Which seemed to have worked, because I ended up being … Continue reading »

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Finding the Balance Between Empowerment and Judgement: My Personal Struggle With Internalised Misogyny

Sometimes people have wondered how I can be so open and public about my life – certain things that they would see as too private to share with the world. Part of it is my autism – I don’t have the same personal boundaries that neurotypical people have. But my primary motivation these days is … Continue reading »

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(Polyamorous) Romantic Relationships and Dating While Autistic

I spend a decent amount of time thinking about dating and relationships. I don’t know where this stems from – whether it’s society’s effect on my life, suggesting that my value is only as much as what I am to other people/if I’m in a relationship. If it’s because during my adolescence, no one wanted … Continue reading »

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Songs That Remind Me of Significant Others

I’m not a big follower of music, and songs I’m familiar with will more often remind me of movies, TV shows, or specific people than me being familiar with the music on its own. I think most people have “a song” that they associate with their partner. I have songs that, whenever I hear them, … Continue reading »

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Understanding Autism in my Life

This year has been a journey for me. I started writing this entry in May, but things have changed a lot even since then. I have a son who was singled out as having some behaviour issues in school, which I won’t go into detail about, but they led to us making doctor appointments, and … Continue reading »

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