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Blogging NaNoWriMo: The Story Begins

By ContributorNovember 2, 2011
Dumblydorr started her book yesterday. Will she finish in time? —Sparkitors On ol' Hallow's Eve, I fell into a state of panic. Not because I didn't have a costume (Luna Lovegood, right down to authentic radish earrings), but because I'd procrastinated horribly on the... More  →
Blogging NaNoWriMo: The Story Begins

Becalm Yourselves, Butts: Writer Wars Is Back!

By Chelsea DaggerNovember 1, 2011
HULLO, DEAR DWEEBS. I'm deeply sorry I missed last week, but I was galavanting around LONDON on the most exciting business trip ever. I'm sure my absence was a constant source of pain—you're probably horribly dehydrated from all the dry, racking sobs—and for that, I... More  →
Becalm Yourselves, Butts: Writer Wars Is Back!

Why Mr. Darcy Is, In Fact, the BOMB.

By ContributorOctober 31, 2011
eatwheaties_51 is about to get all up in your grill in defense of the tight-pants-wearin' Mr. D.—Sparkitors I recently read dac213's post questioning the amazingness of certain SparkLife/facebook/teenage obsessions, and I happen to agree that... More  →
Why Mr. Darcy Is, In Fact, the BOMB.

Blogging Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Part 10

By Dan_BergsteinOctober 28, 2011
Chapter Twenty-Eight: The Madness of Mr. Crouch Better Title: Nobody Asks, "Where's Flitwick?" I'm gearing up for NaNoWriMo. To produce a novel in one month, I will need to write 2,000 words a day. That's doable. But for practice, I'm going to knock out this... More  →
Blogging Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Part 10

Ask a Teacher: Do Teachers Like the Classics?

By Mr. JungOctober 26, 2011
Q: Do teachers like the classics? A: Well hello, there. It’s Mr. Jung, and I’m writing from my mahogany desk in the private library, just past the snooker room. This is where I retreat after long days of fox hunting and tea, to get down to... More  →
Ask a Teacher: Do Teachers Like the Classics?

Where J.K. Rowling Went Wrong

By ContributorOctober 25, 2011
We had tears pouring down our face by the bucketload after reading HappyMonkey16's post. Why Fred? WHYYYY?—Sparkitors "Why are you worrying about You-know-who You should be worrying about U-No-Poo The constipation sensation That's gripping the nation." This is the kind of witty stuff the Weasley twins come up with. I was... More  →
Where J.K. Rowling Went Wrong

How to Dress for NaNoWriMo

By ContributorOctober 24, 2011
Dumblydorr is getting ready to blog her NaNoWriMo...and she's going to look good doing it! —Sparkitors Today, we shall discuss the single most important aspect of writing: looking good while you're doing it. Don't give me that look. NaNo's only a short... More  →
How to Dress for NaNoWriMo

Blogging Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Part 9

By Dan_BergsteinOctober 21, 2011
Chapter Twenty-Five: The Egg and the Eye Better Title: Bathroom Humor I'm tempted to type "Moaning Myrtle Fan Fiction" into the ol' Google machine, but I'm too afraid of what I would find. It's the same reason I've never searched for "Sex Diapers" or "Harrison Ford At... More  →
Blogging Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Part 9

No Boys Like You. Sorry. (Blogging The Introduction of He's Just Not That Into You)

By Chelsea DaggerOctober 21, 2011
Last week, I gave you the best gift you've ever received: a guided tour of my love life, which, much like Mordor, is a barren wasteland riddled with fire, ash, and tiny, shoeless men. (Only one sentence in and already an LOTR reference!... More  →
No Boys Like You. Sorry. (Blogging The Introduction of He's Just Not That Into You)

Deadly and Boring

By ContributorOctober 19, 2011
Scott-Free agrees with The Rules...again? Should we be worried? —Sparkitors Rule #19: Don't Open Up Too Fast. "Dating is not therapy." "Women tend to overdo it on first dates, bringing up past relationships, their hurts and fears, their alcohol or drug problem—all in an... More  →
Deadly and Boring