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Open Thread for March 1

By SparkLifeMarch 1, 2014
March into March! I know this picture looks fake, but it's real. *poof* ~March_to_the_Beat_of_my_Piano Submit your pictures to contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Open Thread for March 1

The Friday Awards: Beautiful Day

By Abbey ClarkeFebruary 28, 2014
It’s that most beautiful day of the week again! FRIDAY. Please become corporeal, our dear girl Friday, that we may kiss your dazzling face. While we’re waiting for that to... More  →
The Friday Awards: Beautiful Day

Open Thread for February 28

By SparkLifeFebruary 28, 2014
"One of those days where the sky is actually awake, I'm awake, and I want to go out and play." ~March_to_the_Beat_of_my_Piano Submit your contributions to contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Open Thread for February 28

10 Apps We Need Developers to Create NOW

By Lauren Ashley BishopFebruary 27, 2014
ATTENTION SPARKLERS. This is not a drill. I repeat, this is not a drill. There is an app that helps you locate Girl Scout cookies, and IT IS REAL. The future is truly a beautiful place. We're living in a exceptional era, my friends. Our little phones... More  →
10 Apps We Need Developers to Create NOW

Open Thread for February 27

By SparkLifeFebruary 27, 2014
I took this picture on my way back from a day trip to the mountains. The sunset was amazing there! Regards, Rhythm527 Submit your contributions to contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Open Thread for February 27

Writer Wars Winner: "I Can Be Your Worst Enemy " by WritingFire!

By reidfaylorFebruary 26, 2014
This week's Sparklers' Choice Award is bestowed to WritingFire, a well-decorated Writer Wars winner, and for good reason: she writes dang good. Last week's prompt asked writers to tell a story of a superhero's origins, and WritingFire crafted a story of a bullied protagonist More  →
Writer Wars Winner:

A Day in the Life of Kim Jong-un; or, the Situation in North Korea

By H. Alan ScottFebruary 26, 2014

Imagine being sent to prison by your country, with no trial, certainly tortured, starved, and eventually killed (or just dying from all that torture). You didn’t really do anything wrong, you were just like, yourself, with your own opinions and personal morals and beliefs.

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A Day in the Life of Kim Jong-un; or, the Situation in North Korea

Open Thread for February 26

By SparkLifeFebruary 26, 2014
And a good morning to you, Mister Mug! Submit your pictures to contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Open Thread for February 26

Writer Wars: Superhero Origins

By reidfaylorFebruary 24, 2014
Last week's Writer Wars was one of my favorites so far. The prompt was to write an origin story for a new superhero, and you took liberties with the prompt in some ingenious ways. Some of you questioned what it meant to be a hero, some came up with powers that were greater b More  →
Writer Wars: Superhero Origins