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Fictional Teachers Who Deserve a Big Shiny Apple

By Chrissie GruebelJune 2, 2014
They make you want to stand up on a desk. Or duel until you defeat the dark forces. Or join the mathletes. And you would totally do it because you love them more you ever want to admit to yourself. Everyone has known at least one... More  →
Fictional Teachers Who Deserve a Big Shiny Apple

How to Talk to Your Favorite Author

By Christin GestMay 29, 2014
So here you are, at the end of your favorite book series, rocking yourself to sleep at night because you can't believe the couple you shipped the hardest didn't end up together, or maybe your favorite ship did end up together but you're having a... More  →
How to Talk to Your Favorite Author

The 5 Best Fictional Character Names and Why We Love 'Em!

By Jason SaenzMay 28, 2014
One of the greatest things about being an author has got to be making up silly names (looking at you, Teddy Roosevelt!). Why create a book filled with Johns, Larrys and Marys when you can write stories about the Great Sinbad or Moby Dick?! Here... More  →
The 5 Best Fictional Character Names and Why We Love 'Em!

Get Your Book Blurbs Here!

By Andrew TavinMay 27, 2014
Today in "is that a real job?" we have blurb writing! Actual writer-man and funny human Gary Shteyngart recently announced he is retiring from writing book blurbs, after churning out over 150 nuggets designed to sell books to people who buy books based on... More  →
Get Your Book Blurbs Here!

Katniss Everdeen, Commencement Speaker

By Jason SaenzMay 27, 2014
Hello graduating class of 2156! Today you embark on your the first day of the rest of your lives in Panem. Will you become a mason, or a fisherman, or a doctor? Perhaps a a baker, like my husband? The choice is yours! With the horrific... More  →
Katniss Everdeen, Commencement Speaker

Awesome Literary Video Games That Someone Needs to Make!

By Andrew TavinMay 23, 2014
So if you haven't checked out this Great Gatsby video game, you should! It feels just like an old NES game, but also it's the Great Gatsby, so it's like someone put the 1920s in a blender with the 1980s, and created something awesome,... More  →
Awesome Literary Video Games That Someone Needs to Make!

Elizabeth Bennet Would Definitely Wear Boyfriend Jeans: Awesome Outfits Inspired By Your Favorite Fictional Heroines!

By Chelsea DaggerMay 22, 2014
Depressing news flash of the day: no matter how desperately you want to be Hermione, Katniss, or Hazel Grace, you never will be—because A: I used the last of the Polyjuice potion yesterday , and B: MAGIC ISN'T EVEN REAL. (Forgive me, Sparklebutts; I tried and failed to app More  →
Elizabeth Bennet Would Definitely Wear Boyfriend Jeans: Awesome Outfits Inspired By Your Favorite Fictional Heroines!

8 Golden Pieces of Graduation Advice From Writers

By Jason SaenzMay 22, 2014
Neil Gaiman, your favorite author and man who brought us Coraline addressed the University of Arts Class of 2012 in this classic grad speech. More  →
8 Golden Pieces of Graduation Advice From Writers

These Fantasy Worlds Should Totally Be Theme Parks

By KathMay 19, 2014
Need to get away this summer? How about to the theme park of your dreams? Try these mythical locations we absolutely wish were the real thing—and don't forget the sunscreen. Hyrule (Zelda: Ocarina of Time) Join us for a delightful stay at this picturesque woodland resort, a... More  →
These Fantasy Worlds Should Totally Be Theme Parks