As an artist and writer whose work focuses on monsters, I identify closely with the plight of monsters as misunderstood and frightening beings.  I often try to portray monsters in a positive light in my work, and consider myself a … Read more “Forming Myself in Their Image: A Tale of My Shoggoth”

Labels we use in society are useful to quickly identify and catalogue the information our brains process each day of our lives.  However, these labels come with associations and expectations, and even if these predeterminations are positive, they still cause … Read more “Don’t Call Me White”

My name is Hugh Willis.  I am autistic. 

Having an autism spectrum diagnosis and changing my life narrative has been a difficult journey of self-discovery. Acceptance of my neurodiversity allows me to view my personality traits of seeking knowledge, demonstrating an … Read more “A Life Illuminated”