I am a queer woman with many exciting-sound hobbies. They’re seriously great at parties, until someone says, “Wow, you’re into planes?” and you tell them how ailerons work and they space out and go talk to the cute non-binary person in the corner who plays bass for a band they saw last weekend.


But seriously, I’m Elissa. I write and I make video games for a living (and work on my own sometimes too). I’m building a home sim-pit, I make dioramas, take the odd photos, and I’ve been known to bake bagels.

Pictured: elissa herself plus exciting hobbies 1 through 3

I’m also transgender, and this is partly an attempt to get back to blogging about that. I did for years when I first began to transition, but after a while there feels less and less to say.

Things you should be able to find here now or in future:

  • General life blog posts
  • Transition blog posts – old ones, or new ones with “editor’s notes” now they’re all half a decade old
  • Writing
  • Updates on maker projects

If you want to contact me or cyber-stalk me to find out what I’ve been eating for lunch, you can do so on twitter or instagram as @expectproblems. Gross comments or dick-pics can be redirected to /dev/null.