Category Archives: Personal

Arria Cross in 3 Anime Characters (Twitter Tag Challenge)

Hello, folks! Inspired by the lovely Katrina Sade (Grimm Girl) in her post “Three Anime Characters That Describe GrimmGirl”, I also decided to expand on my answer to Twitter’s tagging challenge: “Describe yourself in 3 fictional characters”.

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From Book Reviewer to Aniblogger

A Brief History of my Journey From Book Reviewer to Aniblogger

I’ve only been an aniblogger for 2 years now, but I’ve been blogging on and off since I was a teenager.  When I started university, I became a book review blogger for a few years.  It was a very exciting time.  I loved being in direct contact with published authors, agents and publishers.  I used a different name back then, so you won’t find a trace of my past as a book reviewer under the name Arria Cross.  Back then I showed my face on the Internet as a book reviewer because I thought it would be more professional that way.  Long story short, it wasn’t the wisest thing to do.  I attracted creeps who forced me to delete almost all my online accounts and start anew—PRIVATELY.  That’s why I refuse to show my face now to the web without good reason.

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I Survived An Attempted Sexual Assault

Warning:  This post discusses a mature subject matter and contains words and images that are not suitable for younger audiences.  Reader discretion is advised.

Some of you have noticed my silence here on WordPress this past week.  You may have concluded that I’m taking one of my regular breaks, since most of you already know that I’m a great supporter of taking breaks from blogging as I discussed in some of my previous posts “I Regularly Take Breaks From Blogging And Why You Should, Too” and “The (Un)Healthy Lives of Otaku Bloggers”.  You’re correct.  I took a break from blogging, but not for the usual reasons of burn-out or lack of motivation.  You can say that I was forced into a break because, well. . .here it goes.

Last week, I narrowly survived an attempted sexual assault.

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