Sierra Beeler

Sierra Beeler is a Senior at UNCC, majoring in Creative Writing and minoring in Film and Women and Gender studies. Forever a daydreamer, Sierra aspires to one day monopolize an entire weeknight with her own slew of TV shows, more popular than anything Shonda Rhimes could make. On the rare occasions when Sierra is not somewhere being obnoxious, you can find her doing one of her many passions: writing, drawing, filming, screeching (also known as singing), etc.

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A Scribbly on Ghibli: MY FIRST GHIBLI

A Scribbly on Ghibli: MY FIRST GHIBLI

My Neighbor Totoro (1988) Everyone (and I do mean everyone, except for like hermits and rock people) has seen or at least semi-recognizes My Neighbor Totoro and its titular creature. Totoro is the company’s official mascot, appearing at the beginning of literally every Ghibli movie and is available in literally any form of merchandise you […]

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A Scribbly on Ghibli: WE INTTERPUT THIS SCHEDULED PROGRAM FOR…

A Scribbly on Ghibli: WE INTTERPUT THIS SCHEDULED PROGRAM FOR…

Tales from Earthsea (2006) So initially, the next Ghibli on my list was supposed to be the first one I ever saw, ie My Neighbor Totoro however after recently reading a crap article by the New York Times I decided it can wait so I can tackle something that been irking me. So in this […]

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A Scribbly on Ghibli: THE START

A Scribbly on Ghibli: THE START

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984) *I know it’s been nearly thirty-four years but I’m still going to say it: SPOILER ALERT!!* Many people will argue that Hayao Miyazaki is one of, if not the greatest animation director of our time and it is often argued that at least one of his many […]

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A Scribbly on Ghibli

A Scribbly on Ghibli

    I’m sure most if not all of us has seen either My Neighbor Totoro or Spirited Away at some point in our lives. I didn’t see either for the first time until I was about fourteen years old and for a very long time they were the only Studio Ghibli movies I had ever […]

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Another Excerpt from Stereotypical Fantasy Romance Novel

Another Excerpt from Stereotypical Fantasy Romance Novel

“Kristian! Kristian, are you there?” Rhea called in Latin. She had told her lover to meet her deep in the trees that surrounded her family’s villa in the countryside. It was past midnight, the moon concealed by clouds and the canopy of the trees far above her head. She had told Kristian to leave lanterns […]

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Another Excerpt from Stereotypical Dystonian Novel

Another Excerpt from Stereotypical Dystonian Novel

Anika woke with a start and found herself buckled in the front seat of a car on the move. She looked next to her and saw her father, Osric, behind the wheel, staring off at the road. She was hyperventilating and rolled down the window to let in some fresh air, trying to slow her thudding heartbeat. “Bad dream?” Osric asked. When she nodded in response he added with […]

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Album Review: Hard EP by The Neighbourhood

Album Review: Hard EP by The Neighbourhood

By now I’m sure most people have heard of the band, The Neighbourhood, which formed in Cali, back in 2011. If you haven’t heard of them, then I’m sure you’ve heard of their chart-topping song “Sweater Weather” from their debut album, I Love You., back in 2013. Then, the band established their Indie Rock sound and continued […]

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The Process of Getting my First Tattoo

The Process of Getting my First Tattoo

Art comes in many forms and our generation has shown a growing appreciation for body art, namely tattoos. The phrase, “That’s going to be on your body forever,” is heard less and less and the stigma is held against people has become less about tattoos themselves and more about their content. I’ve always had an […]

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Another Excerpt from Stereotypical Fantasy Romance Novel

Another Excerpt from Stereotypical Fantasy Romance Novel

“This is an awful idea Kasper,” Raelyn whispered as she clung desperately to her boyfriend’s arm who led them through the cornfield. “Don’t be chicken Ray, it’s just a party; it’ll be fun,” Kasper drawled as he smiled and dragged his girlfriend with him. “No it won’t! I get a really bad vibe from this […]

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Bad Old Poetry I

Bad Old Poetry I

Soak Me in Your Tears (September 8th, 2012) It rains and it pours. I watch with hopeful eyes as the storm pounds harder and harder. The wind picks up sending the tears of the sky on my skin. Cool, crisp drops pound my skin, leaving it’s mark on me and it’s purpose on my clothes. […]

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