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Carla is 37, a chemical/materials engineer, aspiring writer, all-around geek, and consummate fangirl. She’s from Panama City, Panama — which is so far from anywhere exciting that it might as well be Freaking Narnia. If you’re looking for Carla’s vlog, click here.
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  • In Memory of Donald Sutherland: A Legacy of Iconic Performances
    on June 20, 2024

    (Donald Sutherland by Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)Today, we have lost a beloved actor, Donald Sutherland, whose remarkable career spanned over six decades. His presence on screen left an indelible mark on many of us, with performances that brought many beloved stories and characters to life. Today, we mourn his passing and celebrate the joy and inspiration he brought into our lives through his work.As a millennial, one of my earliest […]

  • Reclaiming the Past: Queer Romance and Historical Insight in Jeanne Reames’s “Dancing with the…
    on June 12, 2024

    Reclaiming the Past: Queer Romance and Historical Insight in Jeanne Reames’s “Dancing with the Lion” Duology(Image from the “History of Alexander” collection via the UK Royal Collection Trust)Happy Pride Month, everybody! Unintentionally on topic, this month and the last, I have been reading Jeanne Reames’s “Dancing with the Lion” duology.When I picked up the first book, I was not just seeking a historical adventure but also a […]

  • Starting Anew, or: Researcher’s Block Is a Real Thing
    on May 12, 2024

    Last week, I finished the first draft of my second novel — the one I mentioned in my post about writing out of time — and it was a relief. But there was no downtime for me: I sent it off for feedback and dove straight into setting up my next project. Scrivener template, character names, profiles, the works. But when it came time to actually write, I hit a snag.Because I am a total nerd, it turns out that I love the research part […]



"Carla was such a pleasure to work with! In addition to making great catches and thoughtful recommendations, she took the time to explain her suggestions by email and responded promptly to follow-up questions I sent. She went above and beyond what I was expecting from a final proofread and was a great combination of professional and friendly throughout."