Sorting Hat Anonymous: Once Upon A Time

Hi, I’m a blogger and I’m addicted to sorting fictional characters. About two and a half billion light years ago, we put up our first Sorting Hat Anonymous Post, and finally–finally!–we’re doing another one. And really, what better to do than OUAT, especially with the way Season Six ended? (Emma and Killian got married and…

Eight Reasons to Write Your Female Characters Like Elizabeth Swann

Lately Clara and I have been in sort of a Pirates of the Caribbean mood, because a.) the soundtrack for At World’s End is the PERFECT thing to write our Camp NaNoWriMo fantasy/sci-fi novels to; and b.), we’ve been re-watching the original trilogy over the past couple of weeks (and did you know that there’s…

Mutant Bird Kids Saving the World. Oh Yes.

By Clara Oswin Oswald Congratulations. The fact that you’re reading this means you’ve taken one giant step toward surviving till your next birthday. Yes, you, standing there leafing through these pages. Do not put this book down. I’m dead serious- your life could depend on it. -Max You gotta love a good hook sentence. Like,…

The Dramatic Saga of Dallas & Chloe (Working Title)

5 Minute Plots for Desperate Writers-Available today! Harken back to that restless night: it’s 3 a.m and you’re sitting hunched over the keyboard, staring blindly at a WORD document. It’s all so perfect in your head: you have your characters, your setting…now all you need is a plot. If only plots were simple, if only…

Book Discussion: Nineteen Minutes

Recently, Clara and I read both read Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult, and since it was so terribly thought-provoking, we simply had to blog on it! Now, usually when we do this type of discussion post, we both end up getting sidetracked and going off on these random tangents, and nothing really gets discussed. That’s…

Review: The Things They Carried

How do I even start this? I’ve been carrying around the remnants of this book for days. I’m so terribly afraid of messing up this review. It can’t be too sentimental, but it has to convey some sort of emotion; it can’t be overly dramatic, and yet it has to explain how The Things They…

One Year Anniversary Post {complete with free chocolate!}

What’s the occasion, you might ask? Well, peasants, it has officially been ONE YEAR since Hermione and Clara started Proud & Prejudiced Book Thieves. Crazy, yes? We’ve both had the most phenomenal time blogging this year, and can’t wait to get started on year two of our world domination plan our fantastical blog! Curious how…