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Lover's Sway

By WaffleloveAugust 27, 2014
The blazing sun Hisses as it sinks Into the boiling seas. The gulls cry above As I wish for you To be here with me. A thousand miles Crash and burn Between us as the Sun blazes, glitters Bright across the waters. Licks of red orange Fire churn with The rich cool blue Of the deep and Settle as hot ... More  →

Writing Advice From Gen Con

By Abbey ClarkeAugust 25, 2014
Gen Con is home to many a wonderful thing, but as writers, one of our FAVORITE parts was their Writer’s Symposium, with oodles and doodles of resources and panels on all aspects of writing. We’ve graciously compiled our notes from three of those panels for ... More  →
Writing Advice From Gen Con

GEN CON EXCLUSIVE: Scott Westerfeld Talks About the Illustrations in Leviathan

By Abbey ClarkeAugust 22, 2014
We got to sit in on Scott Westerfeld’s talk at Gen Con about why he decided to make Leviathan, his awesome steampunky alt history trilogy, an illustrated novel, and this is what we found out! ... More  →
GEN CON EXCLUSIVE: Scott Westerfeld Talks About the Illustrations in Leviathan

7 Doctor Who Quotes to Live By

By XxBADWOLFxXAugust 22, 2014
Many people may see Doctor who as just a silly TV show, and a waste of time. Nothing but a made up show about fighting aliens, time travel, and has characters whom you get emotionally attached too then there just gone. But in reality Doctor ... More  →
Is Uglies Going To Be A TV Show? We Interview Scott Westerfeld to Find Out!

Is Uglies Going To Be A TV Show? We Interview Scott Westerfeld to Find Out!

By Abbey ClarkeAugust 21, 2014
We interviewed Scott Westerfeld at Gen Con last week, and asked him that very question! ... More  →

GEN CON EXCLUSIVE: How Can We Make Gaming More Welcoming To Women?

By Abbey ClarkeAugust 21, 2014
The unfortunate truth of the matter is that by and large, the gaming world is not hospitable to women. Women face accusations of being a “fake geek girl,” are quizzed on obscure and arcane trivia to test their geek cred, or are simply harassed and ... More  →
GEN CON EXCLUSIVE: How Can We Make Gaming More Welcoming To Women?
13 Reasons We Have a Giant Crush On Chris Pratt

13 Reasons We Have a Giant Crush On Chris Pratt

By Abbey ClarkeAugust 20, 2014
Chris Pratt has exploded across Hollywood, the movie universe, and our ovaries. It’s like a Jackson Pollock painting, only everywhere. How to process this overwhelming wave of joyous Pratt? Never fear! We have broken down for you the thirteen reasons that you too shall gai More  →

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Gets Its Cast!

By Abbey ClarkeAugust 13, 2014
Those of you who love Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the irreverent re-imagining of an Austen classic, are about to hear some good news—WE HAVE A CASTING UPDATE. While the road to production of this adaptation has been rocky, with Lily Collins, Emma Stone, and ... More  →
<i>Pride and Prejudice and Zombies</i> Gets Its Cast!

27 Ways Your Town Could Set a World Record

By Abbey ClarkeAugust 6, 2014
The Western Australian town of Cowaramup recently broke the world record for most people gathered together dressed as cows, which is quite excellent, we think. BUT WE WILL NOT BE OUTDONE. There are loads of ways a town can set a world record, and we have ... More  →
27 Ways Your Town Could Set a World Record
About the Author
Abbey Clarke

Abbey Clarke is a writer and editorial assistant living in Jersey City. She's a player on a D&D podcast called Knife Errant, wrote her senior thesis on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and is working on a novel about a semi-reformed demon who runs a library. You can follow her on Twitter at @abbeybookaholic.

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