Discussion: What Does It Mean To Live As An Artist

Recently Clara and I finished watching the Kdrama Flower Boy Next Door (ah! The Enrique feels!!!). The other night, while suffering from a random bout of insomnia, I went onto Tumblr and read through some of the meta written about the show. One interesting point that caught my attention: all of the main characters are…

Five Classics I am {almost literally} Dying to Read

 I (still) cannot read, so with the logical goal of torturing myself, I’m just going to write about all the classic lit I WANT to read but sadly CAN NOT. (Long story short: I got a concussion. Details here). Also, I am aware that the P&P Book Thieves are technically on hiatus, but screw that….

Hermione & Clara Are Sadly Dead: An Obituary

HELLO FRIENDS. Some very exciting & important pieces of news that you all MUST KNOW: I (HERMIONE) HAVE FINISHED MY NOVEL. I am not going to say anything else at this point, because I want to keep this blog and my Hermione pseudonym separate from my eventual Author Name that will be printed on all…

To All the (YA) Books I’ve Loved Before {ft. a rant and two small reviews}

I don’t read a lot of YA—I never have, really, simply because it doesn’t interest me. My recent foray into the genre has only served to redouble my aversion to “fluffy” romances and “meet-cutes.” (Because these things are never cute. They’re just annoying.) My YA expertise is pretty much limited to the eleven YA books…

A Study in Villains

There’s nothing like a good villain, eh? After all, the quality of a villain can make or break a story. Some villains are utterly forgettable, while others are more famous than their corresponding heroes. Just look at the MCU. Everyone knows who Loki is—but if someone were to bring up the Marvel Villain “Ivan,” would…

Our Blog is Going The Way of the Dodo Bird {temporarily}

Greetings, chums! We have a bit of an announcement to make… …Clara and I are moving to Middle Earth. So, unfortunately, no more blogging because you can’t exactly get the best wi-fi down in the Shire. It’s a travesty, I know. (Um, just kidding.) Actually, we’re moving to the Land Of Too Much Homework, a…