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Kylie

Managing Editor
Kylie is a Managing Editor at The Fandomentals on a mission to slay all the tropes. She has a penchant for complex familial dynamics and is easily pleased when authors include in-depth business details. Articles
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Julia

Managing Editor
Julia is a Managing Editor at The Fandomentals with far too many hobbies and complex emotions. She may or may not be an actual Martell. Articles
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Gretchen

Managing Editor
Bi, she/her. Gretchen is a Managing Editor for the Fandomentals. An unabashed nerdy fangirl and aspiring sci/fi and fantasy author, she has opinions about things like media, representation, and ethics in storytelling. Articles
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Elizabeth

Managing Editor
When not working on her degree or at her actual job, Elizabeth pursues her true passion of complaining at great length about pop culture on the internet. She serves as a Managing Editor for The Fandomentals. You can find her on Tumblr @ohemgeelizabeth Articles
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Kori

Managing Editor
Kori is an entertainment writer and Managing Editor at the Fandomentals. In her spare time, she is a Buckaroo Banzai enthusiast, lover of Eurovision, and Yanni devotee. Articles
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Angela

Contributing Writer
Angela is a full-time fantasy nerd. She is either reading a novel or talking about one. Or is watching Lord of the Rings for the hundredth time. Character archetypes and cultural context always fascinate her. Articles
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Angela D. Mitchell

Contributing Writer
Angela is a fantasy writer and gamer who loves great fiction in any form. She is the author of The Bridge, Falada, Dancing Days, and The Betrayals of Women, available for Kindle from Westmarch Publishing on Amazon.com, and she also discusses and analyzes the Dragon Age universe in her blog at "Dumped, Drunk and Dalish." Stop by for some Maraas-Lok! Articles
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Angelina

Contributing Writer
Russian. 26. Literary translation student, history undergrad. A happy Star Wars/Tolkien nerd, ASoIaF fan. Found delight in fruitful procrastination. Articles
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Annedey

Contributing Writer
Annedey is a (French) writer and college student in social sciences and chemistry who has a high predisposition to do something else than her actual college work. Articles
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Barbara

Contributing Writer
Barbara is a religious studies grad student who uses fandom to avoid working on her thesis. Articles
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Bo

Contributing Writer
Bo relaxes after long days of staring at computers by staring at computers some more, and continues drifting wearily through the slog of summer TV. Articles
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Camila

Contributing Writer
Aspiring YA writer and certificated reader, Camila is working on her MFA degree on Creative Writing. You can find her on Tumblr at @ketzwriters. Articles
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Caroline

Contributing Writer
Caroline is a lawyer by day, geeky media fan and critic by night, afternoon, and lunch hour. Caroline enjoys long walks on quiet beaches so she can mentally over-analyze fictional characters and settings, and candlelit dinners that don't cause a glare on her TV screen. Articles
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Charlotte

Contributing Writer
Charlotte is an English teacher and writer. She's living her teenage nerd dreams of living and working in Japan and spending her paychecks on comic books and gachapon toys. Articles
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CJ

Contributing Writer
Actress, Singer, Writer, and aspiring Jack of all trades. Surviving the insanity that is Florida for 20-something years. Cute but dangerous. Articles
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Claire

Contributing Writer
Claire is a student with a focus on English literature and a bit of Linguistics and Anthropology on the side. Harry Potter remains her first and probably most intense obsession, followed by cute animals and caffeine. Articles
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Colin

Contributing Writer
Colin spends his time either writing or being anxious that he should be writing right now and isn't. He's a huge Tolkien fan and he values a strong cup of tea. Articles
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Dan

Contributing Writer
Author, Editor, Podcaster, Media Junkie. Currently working towards an MFA and trying to get a sci-fi novel published. If you have a dog, I'd very much like to pet it. Operating out of Wichita and Indianapolis. Articles
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Danzie

Contributing Writer
When she isn't running her YouTube channel, you can find Danzie playing video games, practicing historical European martial arts, and snuggling her dog Renly. Articles
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David

Contributing Writer
David is a dental hygienist by day, gamer by night. He enjoys making character sheets when bored, and re-reading the same book for the twentieth time. Articles
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Dayana

Contributing Writer
Born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago. Trying to prove to a nation you can do more with literature than teach when everyone thinks if you have a literature degree you're going to teach. Likes to pretend she doesn't have social anxiety by hiding behind books and her laptop. Articles
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Griffin

Contributing Writer
Griffin is an Entertainment Writer operating out of the Chicago area. He likes puzzles, deconstructing other puzzles, and talk show branded ice cream flavors. Articles
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Ian

Contributing Writer
Ian is an amateur nerd and geek-of-all-trades. His main obsessions include Star Wars, superheroes, and movies nobody else seems to like. His children grow increasingly annoyed by his “Dad jokes”. Articles
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Jana

Contributing Writer
Jana should be studying for her law degree right now. She prefers to obsess over pop culture instead. Articles
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Jeremiah

Contributing Writer
Jeremiah lives in Los Angeles and divides his time between living in a movie theatre and writing mysteries. There might also be some ghostbusting being performed in his spare time. Articles
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Jess

Contributing Writer
Currently a film major with a focus in directing and a passion for all things writing, film, television and theater, oh my! Articles
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Jordan

Contributing Writer
A fan of media and fandoms alike, partial to overly-analytical fixation on minute details that most people simply do not care about. Articles
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Jordan F

Contributing Writer
Jordan is a twenty-five year old Masters student from the East Coast of Australia. When he's not surfing, working or referring to himself in the third person he's probably re-watching the Star Wars movies for the seven thousandth time, googling rumours about The Winds of Winter release date or trying to finish the two books he's trying to write. Articles
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Jorge

Contributing Writer
Hey, everyone! Just your friendly neighborhood nerd. From NYC/NJ, 26 years old. Ask me about a Fandom and I can go on for hours. Firefly, Penny Dreadful, and A Song of Ice and Fire are my favorites, let's get nerdy. Articles
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Katie

Contributing Writer
Katie spends her days reading about medieval history and her evenings wondering if it’s too late to drop out of graduate school and become an astronaut. Articles
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Kristen

Contributing Writer
Slytherclaw with a masters in Screenwriting. Lover of all things fantasy and Girl Power. Kristen would spend every day watching TV and writing about it if she could. The kind of girl who named her dog Buffy. Articles
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Lisa P

Contributing Writer
Lisa is a gay(ish) writer and stand-up comedian from Canada's west coast. A longtime fanfic author who recently made the jump to journalism, she is prone to gush ad nauseum about her OTPs. Stubbornly Watsonian and literal, she can't stand characterization and continuity errors. Articles
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Lynn

Contributing Writer
Lynn drinks way too much coffee and spends way too much time watching TV. Articles
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Matthew

Contributing Writer
Matthew is a 20-year-old sucker for the superhero/fantasy, crime, and queer genres. He is doing his best to become a forensic scientist, but, alas, he gets easily distracted with how much great TV is being produced right now. Articles
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Megan

Contributing Writer
Computer science student by day, media fanatic by night. I've been told I'm the meme friend. Articles
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Mehek

Contributing Writer
Mehek enjoys reading and reviewing works of fiction. Articles
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Michał

Contributing Writer
Michał is a natural meddler, driven to take fiction apart and see how it works. In The Fandomentals, he examines fantasy and gaming with a critical, and somewhat cranky, eye. Articles
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Michelle

Contributing Writer
Trekker, Ravenclaw/Gryffindor cusp, gamer, cosplayer. Michelle is a writer out of North Carolina who enjoys playing video games and cosplaying with her wife, petting her cats, and waxing poetic about Shakespeare, Star Trek, and everything in between. Articles
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Milan

Contributing Writer
Devotee of coffee, whiskey and baleful sentiment. I also write a lot of things. Articles
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Priscilla

Contributing Writer
Priscilla is a Brazilian writer, art student, psychologist, feminist and fangirl. Sometimes too passionate about stuff. Articles
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Rachel

Copy Editor
Rachel spends her time for the Fandomentals keeping busy as our resident copy editor. She needs a vacation.
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Sarah

Contributing Writer
Sarah divides her mental energy between analyzing/crushing on queer characters, training for marathons and sometimes on her day job. Articles
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Seher

Contributing Writer
Seher obsesses over show ratings and usually writes about media representation issues. Otherwise, she's at work in the non-profit world using her anthropology and public health training. Articles
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Shailyn

Contributing Writer
Shailyn Cotten is a New York-based novelist, screenwriter, and undergraduate studying film at the School of Visual Arts. If you can’t find her perusing used bookstores, or buying up games in a Steam sale that she likely won’t ever play. Articles
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Sibylle

Contributing Writer
Sibylle enjoys analyzing fictional media, primarily in books and television. Articles
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Szofi

Contributing Writer
Well hello, my name is Szofi, which is just a variation of Sophie. Currently a university student living almost 1000 miles from home and pretending to be an adult. Articles
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Thaddeus

Contributing Writer
Currently ensconced in the American midwest, Thaddeus pursues a lifelong journey to understand how little he actually knows. He also REALLY likes Superman. Articles
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Veronica

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Veronica is a recent English graduate who likes to spend her time reading way too deeply into science fiction, murder mysteries, and children's cartoons. Articles
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Zach

Contributing Writer
Zach is a complete and total nerd, working his way through college to get his degree in Fine Arts. I get passionate about almost anything, but particularly I like to go ad-nauseum about Feminism, Toxic-Masculinity, LGBT Issues, and Over-Analysing-Animated Media. Articles