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The Most Underrated Sidekick Heroines in YA

By Amanda BellJune 6, 2016
Hermione Granger, Katniss Everdeen, and the rest of our top-billed book friends might get all the credit for their literary... More  →
The Most Underrated Sidekick Heroines in YA

How to Get Through a Book You HATE

By Amanda BellJune 1, 2016
We’ve all been there. You buy a book because so-and-so said it was “AN AHMAZZZING MUST MUST,” but after a few chapters... More  →
How to Get Through a Book You HATE

Tips for Creating Believable Fantasy Characters

By Andi O'ConnorMay 31, 2016

With characters ranging from wizards and elves to vampires and werewolves, only our imagination limits what type of being we can

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Tips for Creating Believable Fantasy Characters

The Most Important Game of Thrones Theories

By Amanda BellMay 31, 2016
If you’re like us, Sunday nights are fast becoming one of our favorite times of the week because Game... More  →
The Most Important <i>Game of Thrones</i> Theories

A Tribute to the Mums of Harry Potter

By Emily BrownMay 5, 2016

What would J.K. Rowling's brainchild be if not for all its moms? Let's explore.

Molly Weasley Harry's proxy

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A Tribute to the Mums of <i>Harry Potter</i>

Mr. Darcy Is the Most Eligible Bachelor Ever in This Hysterically Funny Pride & Prejudice Retelling

By Janet ManleyApril 19, 2016
No matter the specific details of any Pride and Prejudice remake, Darcy pretty much always ends up wet-shirted. Whether we are in Georgian England,... More  →
Mr. Darcy Is the Most <i>Eligible</i> Bachelor Ever in This Hysterically Funny <i>Pride & Prejudice</i> Retelling

iStock Microfiction-Vol. 2

By Emma W.March 9, 2016
The second installment in our (future Pulitzer Prize-winning???) iStock Microfiction series!  Why was the water so blue? she wondered, as she did every time... More  →
iStock Microfiction-Vol. 2

iStock Microfiction-Vol. 1

By Elaine AtwellFebruary 4, 2016
iStock is a treasure trove of hapless models who just want to collect their $50 for allowing images of themselves laughing... More  →
iStock Microfiction-Vol. 1

What to Do When Your Creative Writing Fountain Springs a Leak

By Andi O'ConnorJanuary 28, 2016
Ever have a moment where your creativity just seems to have vanished into the abyss of a writer's worse nightmare? I've been there and it's a... More  →
What to Do When Your Creative Writing Fountain Springs a Leak

The 8 Best/Sobbiest Holiday Scenes in Fiction

By Emily BrownDecember 21, 2015
If there are two things the holidays are never lacking in, they are books and cheese platters. So, in the spirit of... More  →
The 8 Best/Sobbiest Holiday Scenes in Fiction