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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.

Three Weeks on the Road, Following My Mum’s Legacy

Apart from visiting many members of my extended family in late 2007, to introduce them to my husband and new son (then not-quite-one), I hadn’t really made much effort to connect with them in person (unless I happened to be in Washington DC/Virginia, which wasn’t too far from family I have in Virginia). It wasn’t … Continue reading »

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Attending the 15th Annual Seattle Festival of Improv Theater

A lot has changed for me in the roughly five months since I flew to my first out-of-state improv festival (in Honolulu, Hawaii). For me, though I’d been invited to perform in a group I was put into with other improvisers I didn’t know, attending that festival was primarily about reconnecting with old friends, and … Continue reading »

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128 Graphic Novels/Comic Strip Books in 2016

At the beginning of 2016, I never set out to read a lot of graphic novels. My only reading goal was a measly 8 books (which I managed, even without including the graphic novels). But then came May, when I wandered into my local library, after borrowing a bunch of DVDs from them, including all … Continue reading »

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Commentary and Thoughts After Attending My First Supernatural Convention (Part 2)

Earlier this month, I posted part 1 of my thoughts I’ve had since attending the San Francisco Supernatural convention on Dec 2-4 2016. That post talked mostly about my relationship with Supernatural, fandom, and my creative career. This post will talk more about the convention itself; the events, and my reactions to them, and the … Continue reading »

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Commentary and Thoughts After Attending My First Supernatural Convention (Part 1)

On September 26th, 2015, I got up on stage with my improv troupe, YUM, and delivered a 90 second monologue about how I’d bingewatched seven seasons of Supernatural in the previous five weeks (you can watch the clip below, if you’re interested). I’d started out just wanting to catch up on the series before season … Continue reading »

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