Welcome to How to Fangirl for Adults! If you’ve found your way to this blog, you’ve probably been there before. At a concert, con, Q&A or book release, surrounded by screechy teenagers. Avoiding the bookstore attendant to sneak into the YA section. Borrowing nieces, nephews, etc. for an excuse to go see a “children’s” movie.
But there are also so many advantages to being an adult fan! There’s no curfew, so you can wait as long as you want after the show to meet that YouTuber or movie star. Having a job and income makes acquiring costumes so much easier! And of course, it’s only after you turn twenty one that you can (legally) enjoy REAL butterbeer.
This blog is going to be a chronicle of my adventures as an adult fangirl. I am a fangirl in my early twenties, living in Chicago and working for a non profit. This blog will also serve as a collection of resources regarding costumes, hair, party ideas, inspiration, and all things fan related. In addition to my nerdy interests, I am a ballroom dancer, so some of that may influence posts and ideas. Some of what you can expect in this blog is:
- Harry Potter
- Doctor Who
- Marvel Universe
- Lord of the Rings
- Disney and Pixar
- Star Wars and Star Trek
- Cosplay Ideas and Suggestions
What you will not see much of, unfortunately, is video games and anime. These are two realms of fandom that I am wildly unfamiliar with at the moment, though as time goes on who knows, we shall see!