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Which First-Day-of-School Trope Are You?

By ElodieAugust 18, 2017
The time has come to grit our teeth, put on some pants, and return to that doom prison some people call "school." Gone are the days of eating Cheetos for every meal, of forgetting what day it is, of spending every waking moment just being vaguely... More  →
Which First-Day-of-School Trope Are You?

QUIZ: Which Literary Setting Do You Belong In?

By Cassidy GrahamAugust 16, 2017
At one point or another, we’ve all desperately wished we could jump inside a story and experience the setting for ourselves—who hasn't wanted to get butterbeers in Hogsmeade, hang out at 221B Baker Street, or casually follow/stalk Mr. Darcy around Pemberley until he happens... More  →
QUIZ: Which Literary Setting Do You Belong In?

QUIZ: Do You Have Thicker Skin Than the President?

By Elaine AtwellAugust 15, 2017
Are you well-adjusted and receptive to constructive criticism, or is your vibe more "the Constitution started it!!!"? ... More  →
QUIZ: Do You Have Thicker Skin Than the President?

QUIZ: Is This Minor Character from Shakespeare, or a Minor Character from Harry Potter?

By ElodieAugust 14, 2017
Let's be real: we all know Wilbert Slinkhard to be the esteemed author of Magical Defensive Theory in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, but he SOUNDS like he could be a wayward musician running afoul of the fairy king and his mischievous sprite in A Midsummer Night's Dream.... More  →
QUIZ: Is This Minor Character from Shakespeare, or a Minor Character from Harry Potter?

QUIZ: Is This a Fall Out Boy Lyric or a Wuthering Heights Quote?

By ElodieAugust 11, 2017
Fall Out Boy is notorious for their song titles that go on forever. Most 19th-century novelists did the same thing with chapter titles. But that's not the only thing these two have in common. Specifically, pretty much every quote from Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights sounds like a... More  →
QUIZ: Is This a Fall Out Boy Lyric or a Wuthering Heights Quote?

QUIZ: Can You Identify the Famous Book By Its Last Sentence?

By ElodieAugust 10, 2017
If you can't get at least a 7/10 on this quiz, you are a disgrace. Just take your books and go. ... More  →
QUIZ: Can You Identify the Famous Book By Its Last Sentence?

QUIZ: How Perfect Is Your Grammar?

By Emily BrownAugust 7, 2017
Basically, are you a Hermione or a Ron when it comes to the nuances of the English language? This quiz was originally published in December 2016 ... More  →
QUIZ: How Perfect Is Your Grammar?

QUIZ: How Purple Is Your Prose?

By Maura Barry-GarlandAugust 3, 2017
Sometimes, we all use purple prose in our writing… or should I call it "unnecessarily abstruse and excessively overwrought verbiage"? Flowery descriptions and overly complicated vocab words are tempting to throw around in your stories and essays, but sometimes they can distract from your overall... More  →
QUIZ: How Purple Is Your Prose?

Which Celeb Should Narrate Your Autobiography?

By Cassidy GrahamAugust 2, 2017
It's basically inevitable that some day you'll be so successful and famous that the masses will beg for a book containing all the juicy deets of your misspent youth, your career as an Auror, your many scandalous affairs with fictional characters, etc.  But the question is, which celebrity should narrate... More  →
Which Celeb Should Narrate Your Autobiography?

QUIZ: Can You Identify the Famous Book By Its First Sentence?

By ElodieAugust 1, 2017
How well do you know your opening lines? ("It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife” is not on this list, we’re sorry to say. You’re not getting off that easy.) ... More  →
QUIZ: Can You Identify the Famous Book By Its First Sentence?