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POLL: Which Classic Novel Should I Blog Next & Probably Ruin For Everybody?

By ElodieMay 2, 2016
I just finished blogging The Great Gatsby, and oh boy. What a time. We had some chuckles along the way. Some tears. Some existential dread about the vitality of our illusions. Remember Nick Carraway’s inexplicable car fetish? I do. I will never forget it. I’m ... More  →
POLL: Which Classic Novel Should I Blog Next & Probably Ruin For Everybody?

Blogging The Great Gatsby: Part 9 (The One Where This Disastrous Sex Party Reaches Its Inevitable Conclusion)

By ElodieApril 29, 2016
Catch up on the entire Blogging Gatsby series right here! When last we spoke, Jay Gatsby the sexy orphan war hero passed away peacefully in his sleep after being violently assassinated in his own swimming pool. He ultimately left the world jazzier and more adulterous than ... More  →
Blogging <em>The Great Gatsby</em>: Part 9 (The One Where This Disastrous Sex Party Reaches Its Inevitable Conclusion)

CALLING ALL SPARKLERS: What's the Weirdest Thing That's Ever Happened at Your School?

By ElodieApril 28, 2016
High school is like a bizarre, lawless, alternate-reality nightmare dungeon. Everyone’s cooped up for seven hours a day and force-fed information about things like the Dust Bowl and trigonometry. It’s no surprise that things sometimes get a little weird. That’s how we all wind up ... More  →
CALLING ALL SPARKLERS: What's the Weirdest Thing That's Ever Happened at Your School?

Hamilton As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieApril 28, 2016
I recently had the honor and privilege of seeing Hamilton live and having it render everything else in my life extremely terrible. I mean, that night was basically the peak of my very existence, and everything else from this point onward will just be a downward spiral into More  →
<em>Hamilton</em> As Told in a Series of Texts

Would You Be Asked to Dance in a Jane Austen Novel?

By ElodieApril 27, 2016
At least twice a week, I wonder how I would fare in Jane Austen’s world of ballrooms, gossip, and snappy dialogue. Considering my aversion to fashionable bonnets, my lack of decorum, and the frequency with which I talk about butts, I think it’s safe to ... More  →
Would You Be Asked to Dance in a Jane Austen Novel?

The Definitive Ranking of Voldemort's Biggest Regrets

By ElodieApril 26, 2016
You’re going to regret a lot of things in this life of yours, but you’re never going to regret things quite like Voldemort probably regrets things. I mean is there anything more embarrassing than being hit with your own deflected Killing Curse and unintentionally creating ... More  →
The Definitive Ranking of Voldemort's Biggest Regrets

Blogging The Great Gatsby: Part 8 (The One Where Our Favorite Fledgling Romantic Goes to the Great Sin Wagon in the Sky)

By ElodieApril 21, 2016
Catch up on the first 7 parts of Blogging Great Gatsby right here! Here’s the situation: we’ve got Moaning Myrtle Wilson, now dead, unjustly caught in the crossfire of a love triangle. We’ve got the powerful and sweaty Tom Buchanan, now wracked with grief and sweatier ... More  →
Blogging <em>The Great Gatsby</em>: Part 8 (The One Where Our Favorite Fledgling Romantic Goes to the Great Sin Wagon in the Sky)

QUIZ: What's Your Fatal Flaw?

By ElodieApril 20, 2016
Nobody’s perfect. Take me, for example. I’m impatient, I’m easily suggestible, and I have weak ankles. But all of these flaws are nothing compared to my fatal flaw, which is like the apex of my various character deficiencies and will inevitably lead to my downfall. Want ... More  →
QUIZ: What's Your Fatal Flaw?

Blogging The Great Gatsby: Part 7 (The One Where PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING HAPPENS ALL AT ONCE)

By ElodieApril 14, 2016
To catch up on Chapters 1-6 of Elodie's absurdly funny Blogging Gatsby series, click here! Only The Great Gatsby can take a chapter filled with drama and death and somehow make it unfathomably hilarious. For example, here are three actual quotes that I had the pleasure of ... More  →
Blogging <em>The Great Gatsby</em>: Part 7 (The One Where PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING HAPPENS ALL AT ONCE)

The Patronus Test

By ElodieApril 12, 2016
When you inevitably run afoul of the hooded nightmare ghouls known as Dementors, how are you going to protect yourself? What shiny, corporeal form is going to be the only thing standing between you and a soul-sucking make-out session? Find out below. Trust me. You’ll be ... More  →
The Patronus Test
About the Author
Elodie

In real life, she goes by the name Courtney Gorter. This is a closely guarded secret, and you're the only one who knows about it, so be cool. She's a writer, a bad influence, and a connoisseur of fine chicken nuggets. She realizes none of these things will help her survive a zombie apocalypse, and she’s made her peace with that. You can follow her on tumblr or Twitter if you want, but it's just going to be a lot of complaining.

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