Encourage Aneris to Blog More

There’s a Twitter friend I have and I mentioned her on a previous post. She’s an incredible person in my opinion. I want to encourage her to blog more.

The few posts she has online are incredibly crafted. Her prose is intertwined with the individual theme so well that these posts are a pleasure to read.
Here’s the interesting thing about Aneris though. She’s German. That’s not meant to be a slight, but to emphasize the command of the English language, as well as rhetoric, she has.
I’m trying to encourage her to write more. I hope that after you sample what she’s already written, you will as well. After you read, please tweet her @Aneris23 and let her know.
i know you will.

5 thoughts on “Encourage Aneris to Blog More

  1. She is one of the sharpest minds at the SlymePit. I don’t always agree with her and when I don’t it’s annoying because I know she will be insightful and backup her insights with facts and evidence.

    It’s possible, or perhaps a joke gone awry, that she will stop participating there.

    If so I shall shake my tiny fist at you repeatedly.

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    • I agree. I’ve seen her write the equivalence of a blog post on the pit many times. The problem is that not that many people get to see what is being said.

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  2. Aneris is a boy, iirc.

    I do love Aneris so! Ze always adds profound insight to a conversation, and/or raises stimulating questions. And ever polite, a rare commodity at the ‘Pit. A bit less wall o’ wonderist in hir writing, though, would improve the impact of the content.

    Get back in the saddle, Aneris F. Nord!

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  3. That’s super nice! Thanks for the encouragements and compliments y’all! 😀 It truly is motivating. I work freelance on projects and at times I pretend to have no time and like to just waste it on random comments, hence I don’t get around to do Serious Business and write for the blog. I hope to improve on that. Among some other things.

    It is interesting that some people remember that I claimed some gender. I never did. It is not uncommon for writers to have personas that are of the same, or of a different gender, even JK Rowling wrote under a male nickname.

    And how did it happen? I was relatively new on Pharyngula when people threw around the Slymepit word and claimed it was a hive of misogyny. It seemed to be important, which then prompted me to look for it myself instead of just believing their word. To avoid the silly ban-on-sight policy of PZ Myers (I didn’t do anything wrong, just wanted to find out), I had to pick a different name. So there was perhaps one reason to pick a female name to find out about the misogyny charge.

    Aneris is a female character, true, but I never lied about my actual gender behind the screen. I left it unanswered. I just really hate the identity/gender politcs game that has crept in and just wanted to pick a Discordian nickname, then saw this funny gif animation and so I ended up with that combination. That was another reason. So far there seems to be an even split in assumptions. Incidentially, my clearly male nickname I used elsewhere, somehow made some people think I was female. Which might have added a third reason. In any case, I was already in the situation that somebody’s expectations would be disappointed.

    PS: I don’t need particular language games, you can refer to me in any way you want, whatever floats your boat. Since Aneris is a female character, you can just use that. Or not. The only thing I don’t want is being a pawn in this gender/identity politics game. Besides, I expect most people to think I am male. Alan Moore is a male thing, I guess and that 4chan gif animation isn’t really womanly, either. But maybe that’s also just a trick to throw you off. Who knows. The idea here: it’s not important. ;D

    PPS: it’s the Slymepit’s fault. I came in, apparently female, in support of feminism (true), and nobody yelled at me. It was a very different experience from Pharyngula just weeks prior, which had a ultra hostile climate to anyone new.

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