To those who don't know...
I'm not a brony- I've never gotten into MLP, and it's unlikely I ever will.
I'm not into Pokemon or Digimon...
I'm not into oversized body parts...
I'm not into anime...
I'm not into videogames or gaming of any kind...
I'm not gay... (I am, however, transgendered.)
I'm not into drugs, drinking or even smoking...
I use expletives only sparingly...
I'm a writer, not a visual artist. That's my only real creative skill in this community.
I am, however, a furry, and I've been active to some degree in the furry community for over 28 years, now.
I am responsible for the term "plushophile", but don't own a modified or custom-made plushie...although I wish I did.
I was raised to be tolerant of others, even if I disagree with them. I refuse to push myself upon others.
My only goal is to entertain, and to show a sense of curiosity that I hope is shared by others.
If what I write makes you giggle a bit (or a lot!), puts a smile on your face, or sparks some level of imagination and wonder, I've done my job.
I'd rather be humble than rich or famous, any day...but I do need food on the table and bills getting paid, and being permanently disabled due to congenital rubella syndrome does not pay well. I never asked to be disabled. I never asked to be what I am. I have no desire to ever cause harm or trouble, just because of who and what I am.
I am chronically depressed, and have been longer than most of those reading this have been alive.
I am tired.
But I am still a furry. Have been since I was at least 2, and will be when I die. (I'm 47, now.)
My main character is exactly 13 years younger than I, and reflects what I would've been, had I been born a female. She shares the same weaknesses and interests as I, but not my disabilities. She is even smarter than I, and my IQ is about 130.
I will always be a furry, even if I get tired of some furs' behaviours.
I cannot deny what I am, just to please someone.
'Nuff said, for now.
5 years, 6 months ago
01 May 2013 16:20 CEST