What's up? I'm Marisa.

The official stats:

  • Averages 4 cups of coffee a day.
  • Got third place in the Mayor’s essay contest in the second grade.
  • Ready to lord her knowledge of Arthurian lore over you at any given moment.
  • Cannot pronounce the “long I” sound due to a bad case of the Oklahoma accent.
  • Uses daydreaming in her career more than all the stuff she had to learn in geometry and chemistry.

When I was in the second grade, I decided I was going to be a writer after reading Ramona Quimby, Age 8. And even though I went to school for writing, I still don’t fully understand how commas work.

Also, it’s probably important that you know that I have never read an entire Jane Austen novel, or even cracked the spine on most of the classics that you’re supposed to read. But I have seen every Fast and the Furious movie more times than I should admit.

So. There’s that.

I like writing stories about ghosts, alternate dimensions, and anything supernatural. I also like retelling some of my favorite myths and archetypes.

I live in Oklahoma with a Chris (good dude with a beard) and a Rosie (bad dog with a heart of gold). 

Guess what I like?

Stories: I love reading, writing, and watching stories. Give me plot twists and double crosses. I am absolute trash for tropes. Sharing details out of chronological order? Hells yeah. Let’s retcon some shit.

Weight lifting: I got into this during the pandemic, and now I do it first thing in the morning six days a week. 

Tarot: Don’t worry. They’re just mass produced cards. I’m not summoning the devil. At least, not today.

Content Creation: If you would’ve told when I was typing out every thought that crossed my mind for my Xanga that I’d still be doing this in my 30s, I’d think you were crazy. (But I’d also be so happy.)

Mornings: Sunrises. Coffee. Quiet little chirping birds. Complete solitude while everyone else sleeps. Anyone can stay up late. Only true badasses wake up early.

Planning: I used to be a train wreck. Now I’m one of those annoying Type-A personality people. Check out the planners I’ve designed here.

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