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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

Open Thread for February 24

By SparkLifeFebruary 24, 2014
We want to go to there. ("There" in this case is Norway.) Submit your pictures to contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Open Thread for February 24

Open Thread for February 23

By SparkLifeFebruary 23, 2014
"My betta fish Raja." -submitted by _Underscored_Owl_ Send your contributions to contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Open Thread for February 23

Open Thread for February 22

By SparkLifeFebruary 22, 2014
"I was crazy enough to take a detour on my way home from school, and this picture. No skating, ma'am." ~March_to_the_Beat_of_my_Piano Submit your pictures to contribute@sparknotes.com!... More  →
Open Thread for February 22

Writer Wars Winner: "Quiet Was All They Saw" by radha24-totlcrzynerdwholuvsbks!

By reidfaylorFebruary 21, 2014
Congratulations to radha-24! Last week, readers gave her story (it's above! It's this story!) over 21 votes, earning her the Sparklers' Choice Award. Read the story! What happens in it? I suppose I can give you a slight hint: unicorn. That's actually a pretty substantial hin More  →
Writer Wars Winner:

The Friday Awards: All Your Baked Goods Are Belong To Us

By Abbey ClarkeFebruary 21, 2014
Welcome back, beautiful Sparklers! We bask in your sunny Internet presences like turtles in the sun. This has been a long, busy week for us, and we can imagine it mustve been that... More  →
The Friday Awards: All Your Baked Goods Are Belong To Us