Sorting Hat Anonymous: The Hobbit

Hi, I’m a blogger and I’m addicted to sorting fictional characters. Greetings peasants! We are back with a new a Sorting Hat Anonymous, this one based off J.R.R. Tolkien’s timeless fantasy classic—er, one of his timeless fantasy classics, that is. Just a note: we did base our sortings off of the film trilogy, because a…

Me and Earl and The Confused Readers of the World

By Clara Oswin Oswald (Yes, I am aware this “whale” hello gif has already been used on our blog–but  I saw it and I cannot stop laughing!) Hello Chums! If you haven’t already guessed, today I’m going to dissect Me and Earl and the Dying Girl. What you DON’T know is that I’m also going…

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…