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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.

2017 Comics, Graphic Novels, and Trades

Back in 2016, I picked back up my interest in comic books, after essentially re-watching everything from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. At the end of the year, I discovered Cape and Cowl Comics in Oakland, and after only a few trips to the store, I realised the owner was super friendly and it was wonderful … Continue reading »

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2017 in Review

My 2008 end of year summary came up in my Facebook feed today, which I re-read and made me think. In some ways, not much has changed. It was the year I started a 101 in 1001 days challenge, which I coincidentally also tried to tap into again at the beginning of this year (completing … Continue reading »

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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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