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Writer Wars: Alien Perspective

By reidfaylorMarch 3, 2014
Hello, writers! Welcome to this week's Writer Wars. How are you? Are you feeling refreshed? Filled with writing energy? Eager to slap down a short story and reap in all that writer-pride? Good. Last week's prompt took a page from Kurt Vonnegut and had you write about the w More  →
Writer Wars: Alien Perspective

Open Thread for March 3

By SparkLifeMarch 3, 2014
A drawing I made in History class, as my boredom combined with the desire to see warmer weather. : ) (seriously though I wish I was at a beach right now) ~Radha Submit your pictures to contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Open Thread for March 3

Open Thread for March 2

By SparkLifeMarch 2, 2014
This is a creepy mannequin-thing that I saw at a museum about the Wright brothers. There were a bunch more, and they all blinked and turned their heads at you. ~Accidental_Hermit Submit your pictures to contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Open Thread for March 2

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