Blog FAQ

Welcome to Ana Mardoll's Ramblings, a progressive blog dedicated to deconstructing popular literature and media in order to understand better the privileges, biases, and systemic marginalizations in our culture.

Please feel free to read and enjoy:

  • ... the published works listed here.
  • ... the online deconstructions indexed here.
  • ... the self-publishing tips and resources archived here
  • ... the community-oriented open threads here
  • ... the (mostly book) reviews listed here.

Readers seeking to contribute to the blog may choose to donate to defray site costs here.

Please be aware of the following blog policies:

Comment Policy. The comment policy is required reading before commenting; failure to do so will result in the revocation of commenting privileges. Note that comments on this blog are powered by Disqus, which is not visible on all platforms. If you are having difficulty accessing the comments, please contact Ana Mardoll.

Copyright Policy. Posts marked as "Posted by Ana Mardoll" are released under a By-NC-ND Creative Commons license. This release does not apply to any other posts or comments. More details are here.

Donation Policy. Donations made to support the content-creation for and management of this blog are appreciated. More details on the site donation policy can be found here.

Index Policy. Index posts are maintained on the blog in order to facilitate newcomers and people wishing to read a deconstruction from the beginning. Newcomers are highly encouraged to read more than one deconstruction post before commenting, so that they can understand the intent of the deconstruction process. The index posts are updated on a roughly monthly basis and can be viewed here.

Legal Policy. The material posted on this blog constitutes subjective opinions and Fair Use criticism of copyrighted material. If you need to speak to the blog legal representative, please contact Ana Mardoll.

Monetization Policy. As a means of supporting the monetary needs of this blog, affiliate links are included on the site. More disclosure regarding affiliate links can be found here.

Privacy Policy. Moderators can view the email address used for posting Disqus comments on this blog. Moderators will not share, sell, or spam an email address.

Review Requests and Self-Promotion. Authors are discouraged from submitting books to Ana for consideration and review, because of limits on her time and ability to answer these requests. Authors (and bloggers) are encouraged to promote their works in the Open Thread posts.

Further questions and comments may be sent to
Note: Last updated 05/08/2013.