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Note: New job. Won't be writing as much as I'm getting used to working. When I do have time, I will mainly be focused on editing my existing articles. I want all of my articles to meet my personal high standards of quality before I move on to write more.

In addition to blogging, I have two books in the works; a book of poetry and a science fiction story about a sentient robot maid. As I'm learning about authorship, I intend to blog about writing.

For almost 10 years now, I have been an anime expert and blogged about anime. I was president of my high school's anime club in 2008. I started this blog in 2010. Right now, I run a local anime fan Meetup group.

I started this blog because the print and other forms of journalism I was seeing when I started it felt inadequate. I like HubPages because they emphasize quality writing. Not short cuts. Not manipulating people into clicking on something that won't add value to their lives. HubPages has been my best teacher about what works and what doesn't for writing high-quality non-fiction articles online. The kind of thing that will not only get people to click, but will actually add something to their lives.

I've always loved writing, both nonfiction and fiction. I even won two "Young Authors" awards in elementary school! I've been drawn throughout my life to many creative pursuits. I've lately been studying art, web design, the Japanese language, and how to play the violin.

Japanese culture resonates with me because it is a culture that values the arts very highly.

I like to cover a wide variety of topics. I'm a "Jill of all trades" type!

I can't personally answer every comment. If I don't answer yours, it likely just means I agree with you, or have no strong opinion about your comment. I allow everyone to comment, but sometimes I delete excessively rude or spammy comments. Sorry!

Please contact me at rjlefle@ilstu.edu. Email me if you want me write or edit for you!

I would love in particular to work for a "geek culture", science, or technology website. I have relevant training and experience. You can find content I've done for this site and other sites on my Contently profile: https://rachael_lefler.contently.com/

Ciao!

Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/RachaelLefler

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