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QUIZ: Can You Guess Which Descriptions of Female Characters Were Written By Male Authors?

By ElodieDecember 8, 2016
Look, it's not as if all the women are writing things like "She possessed not only great beauty but also a fine countenance" while all the men are writing, "SHE HAD SUCH A GREAT BUTT THAT IT WAS ABOUT THREE DAYS BEFORE I REALIZED SHE ALSO... More  →
QUIZ: Can You Guess Which Descriptions of Female Characters Were Written By Male Authors?

Quiz: Are You So Sad or So Awkward?

By Janet ManleyDecember 7, 2016
Your life is tragic, but it is it art? ... More  →
Quiz: Are You So Sad or So Awkward?

QUIZ: How Purple Is Your Prose?

By Maura Barry-GarlandDecember 6, 2016
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?

QUIZ: Are You a Phony, According to Holden Caulfield?

By Kurt HarrogateDecember 3, 2016
Look, if you don't understand the title of this quiz, I can't explain it. And even if I could, I'm not sure I'd feel like it. ... More  →
QUIZ: Are You a Phony, According to Holden Caulfield?

QUIZ: How Perfect Is Your Grammar?

By Emily BrownDecember 2, 2016
Basically, are you a Hermione or a Ron when it comes to the nuances of the English language? ... More  →
QUIZ: How Perfect Is Your Grammar?

QUIZ: Would You Last As a Defense Against the Dark Arts Professor?

By ElodieDecember 2, 2016
Defense Against the Dark Arts professors at Hogwarts have worse job security than the cast of Game of Thrones. If you take up the post, there’s a very real chance you’ll wind up dead or locked in a trunk or carried away by a herd... More  →
QUIZ: Would You Last As a Defense Against the Dark Arts Professor?

What Greek God Should You Date?

By Elaine AtwellDecember 1, 2016
Don't ghost on Apollo unless becoming a laurel tree is in your five-year plan. ... More  →
What Greek God Should You Date?

Are You Prepared for the End of Times?

By Kurt HarrogateNovember 30, 2016
There are two kinds of people in the future smoldering remains of the world: people who can open a can of tuna a kazoo and a piece of dental floss, and everyone else. ... More  →
Are You Prepared for the End of Times?

How Well Do You Know Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?

By ElodieNovember 29, 2016
We all make mistakes. Sometimes we say things that are, in the fullness off time, ultimately revealed to be just flat-out incorrect. For example: "That Quirrell guy seems normal, let's put him in charge of schoolchildren"—Dumbledore in Sorcerer's Stone, probably "I sure am glad I have such... More  →
How Well Do You Know <em>Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince</em>?

What Fairy Tale Hero Are You?

By Elaine AtwellNovember 28, 2016
There's no shortage of fairy tale heroes—but only a few of those heroes are brave enough to, say, eat a life-size house (lookin' at you, Hansel and Gretel!), or fall in love with a monstrous beast (shoutout, Belle!). The heart of a fairy tale hero probs... More  →
What Fairy Tale Hero Are You?