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    About Joanna

    A gamer for decades, a nerd for longer, and a woman forever.

    Gaming as Women Have a Conversation About Feeling Unwelcome

    by , , , and  • December 5, 2012 • People & Events • 6 Comments

    Joanna: Recently on G+, I saw some comments on a post that struck me. Women were saying how they feel unwelcome at gaming conventions. That was a surprising word to see, unwelcome, and something I want to explore. Instead of derailing that particular thread, I thought I’d start a separate discussion. I have never felt...

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    Story Weavers

    by  • April 13, 2012 • Essays • 5 Comments

    I sometimes have a funny reaction to the culture of women in gaming. I feel as though I’m an outsider in a very odd way. I’ve been spoiled (or maybe just lucky) to have always had strong women role-models in gaming. My very first experience as a player was when I was 10. It...

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