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Vernieda Vergara

After working many years as a research assistant, Vernieda now enjoys the less-than-stable lifestyle of a freelance writer. When she isn’t writing fiction or devouring manga, she enjoys trying out recipes, discovering new restaurants, and convincing her unsuspecting friends to watch the latest horror movie with her. Vernieda is also a staff writer for Women Write About Comics, where she analyzes manga in-depth. She lives in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. Twitter: @incitata

A Beginner’s Guide to Manga

Interested in reading manga but don't know where to begin? Check out this beginner's guide to manga, which breaks down the genre categories.

Bite into These 17 Vampire Manga Series This Year

I’m ready to dive back into stories that features this ever-popular blood-sucking monster. If you do too, here are some vampire manga series to check out.

7 Manga That Inspired Series From The Winter 2019 Anime Season

If you've been keeping up with this season's anime shows, check out the manga that inspired the winter 2019 anime season.

5 Josei Manga to Read If You’re Looking for Something Different

Have you wondered why a lot of English-translated manga seems to focus on teenagers? One reason is that what often ...

25 Of The Top Fantasy Books On Goodreads

If you’re a new—or old—fantasy reader, you might be wondering what the top fantasy books are. Here's what Goodreads users say.

7 Works That Inspired Shows From the Fall 2018 Anime Season

Are you watching the fall 2018 anime season and want to see the works that inspired the shows? Here's a list to help you out!

9 of the Best Manga Reader Sites and Apps to Feed Your Need

Are you Interested in reading manga digitally? Here's a list of the best manga reader sites and apps to help you with that!

A Beginner’s Guide to the Splatterpunk Horror Genre

Are you interested in learning more about splatterpunk, sometimes known as extreme or hardcore horror? Here's a beginner's guide to get you started!

Check Out These Bullet Journal Setup Ideas for Readers

Are you a reader who wants to use a bullet journal to track your reading habits? Here are some bullet journal setup ideas you can use for inspiration!

20 Grimdark Books to Put Some Grit into Your Fantasy Reading Pile

Look for some gritty action in your fantasy and science fiction reading this summer? Check out this list of grimdark books for suggestions!

Upcoming Manga Releases of 2018

Want to pick up some brand new manga series? Check out these upcoming manga releases. There's something for everyone--from classic manga to a queer autobiography and romances.

Read the Manga That Inspired These Spring 2018 Anime Shows

Interested in checking out the original manga that inspired shows from the current spring 2018 anime season? Here's a list of series that might have slipped under your radar.

A Beginner’s Guide to Japanese Horror

The best horror stories give us insight into the host culture, a snapshot of the prevalent beliefs and anxieties at that point in time. Read on for the best Japanese horror novels and manga.

8 Non-Romance Manga Created by Women

There are lots of manga created by women, but many of them fall into the romance genre. If you're interested in non-romance manga, however, here are some to get you started.

7 Literary-Themed Tarot Card Decks to Celebrate Pisces Season

Are you a book lover who wants to tap into your inner intuitive? Here are a few literary-themed tarot card decks to celebrate Pisces season.