As a seasoned veteran of NaNoWriMo (with about as many failed attempts under my belt as successful ones), I can assure you that I’ve gone through all the phases—from “This is gonna be great, my plot is pure gold and life is like a Zac... More →
abbyblue is about to introduce you to a game that will almost DEFINITELY get you a date.—Sparkitors
The most spectacular game ever invented is currently rampaging through my high school. This game is not for the feint of heart. It requires bravery, will... More →
GiGiGrace has high standards for a first kiss, and she's not accepting BK status until they're met. –Sparkitors
After reading TanTan’s post on NBK pride, I thought about how much I would love to be considered NBK. Really! My sarcasm hand is... More →
Q: Do you ever make exceptions to rules, such as late work or cell phone policies? And if so, when?A: It's a truism that nothing is certain but death and taxes. And that's how I feel about classroom rules. Really, there's no rule that can't... More →
"This happy guy is a coyote pup named Wiley that I and Mrdylansharp spent half the summer with. He's quite the escape artist, hence the name, and he is ALWAYS happy (unless you thwart his escape attempts)."
We have just one... More →
For the past three months, I’ve been dating a boy—let’s call him Steve. Steve and I have known each other for years, but only recently have we shared our mutual attraction. But I think we may have a slight problem: we don’t talk. Steve... More →
This year, as I do most every year, I vowed to resist the siren song of New Fall Fashion. I vowed to avoid the mall; I swore off online shopping; I even told myself that this year's newly-minted trends were unspeakably lame and that I... More →
It's pretty easy to stay in shape in the summer, when the weather is warm, the sun is beaming down all bright and cheerful, and animals are frolicking around through the meadows, spontaneously making out with each other. Then the weather ... More →
As you're starting NaNoWriMo (or just, you know, writing), give a listen to willwriteforhearts's playlist. This is the stuff that she plays while she's writing her current novel. What do you listen to when you're musing?
“Misguided Ghosts”... More →