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Writer Wars: I THINK I LOVE YOU

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 13, 2013
AHOY, BUTTS! How goes your Tuesday? SPLENDIDLY, I HOPE! If it's been less than spectacular so far, I've got something that will cheer you up: a Writer Wars slideshow! (I'm sorry, were you expecting cash money? A miniature helicopter made of gold, perhaps? WAKE UP, BUTTS. THE More  →
Writer Wars: I THINK I LOVE YOU

Gorgeous Pix From the New Romeo and Juliet Movie!

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 7, 2013
Last week I told you guys about Relativity Media's upcoming adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, and everyone PRETTY MUCH LOST THEIR MINDS. The mass swoonage was totally justified; the cast alone (the dishy Douglas Booth playing Romeo, the rakish Ed Westwick in the role of Tyb More  →
Gorgeous Pix From the New Romeo and Juliet Movie!

Writer Wars Winner: "The Last Breaths of Boys" by MyHair'sOnFire!

By reidfaylorAugust 6, 2013
Congratulations to MyHair'sOnFire, whose haunting tale of a soldier's slow, agonizing death aboard a sinking submarine took top honors in last week's Writer Wars! Her tale is the kind that stays with you long after you've finished reading, and it reminded me of  the piec More  →
Writer Wars Winner: "The Last Breaths of Boys" by MyHair'sOnFire!

Writer Wars: UNDER THE SEA (*Please Read Title in Your Best Jamaican Crab Accent)

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 6, 2013
Now that THIS SONG is playing on an interminable loop in your head, let's talk about last week's stunning submarine-themed submissions, which left me breathless in the best way possible. (Side note: Did you know that Sebastian's full name is Horatio Thelonious Ignac More  →
Writer Wars: UNDER THE SEA (*Please Read Title in Your Best Jamaican Crab Accent)

Our Favorite Fictional Misfits

By Melissa AlbertAugust 5, 2013
To celebrate the reveal of the 12th incarnation of the Doctor, who is literally the last of his kind, we present a list of our other favorite fictional misfits. Harry Potter (Harry Potter). Though Potter fits right in with the magical world... More  →
Our Favorite Fictional Misfits

Would You Read the Longest Fan Fiction Ever?

By Jennifer GrudzieckiAugust 5, 2013
Most of the world's longest published novels barely cross the 1,000,000 word mark. But Christian's fanfic The Subspace Emissary's Worlds Conquest is over 3,500,000 words long. (That's about the equivalent of reading The Fault in Our Stars 52 times.) Christian, or AuraChannelerChris as he's... More  →
Would You Read the Longest Fan Fiction Ever?

Our Favorite Fictional Book Nerds

By Melissa AlbertAugust 2, 2013
If you're a book geek holding a book, and in that book there's a fictional book geek holding her own book...do you fall into a wormhole of awesome nerdiness? Apparently not, because we would've been lost in space ages ago. But if you're still holding... More  →
Our Favorite Fictional Book Nerds

Is The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Too Hot For Middle Schoolers?

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 2, 2013
Here at SparkLife headquarters, there are just two things that make us weep with frustration: not being able to get the cap off our Vitamin Water, and haters who want to ban amazing books they haven't even read. So it's a good thing that we... More  →
Is The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Too Hot For Middle Schoolers?

Which Actress Is a Maybe for Mockingjay?

By kat_rosenfieldJuly 31, 2013
Pssssssst: heads up, little Panem revolutionaries! While we've all been freaking out about that new trailer for Catching Fire—and arguing amongst ourselves about what's more attention-getting, Finnick Odair's shirtless bod or Enobaria's scary-ass teeth—some interesting things are afoot in the secret underground lair of the... More  →
Which Actress Is a Maybe for Mockingjay?