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…

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…

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…

Iconic Book Lines {part one}

Some quotes are just so fabulously classy, the only thing you could possibly do is blog about them. “Back to the stone,” he growled, grabbing her by the arm and dragging her over to the slab.” — Inheritance [Murtagh to Nasuada]   “Badly done Emma! Badly done indeed.” —Emma [Mr. Knightley to Emma]   “The…