A couple days ago, I chose protagonist Emi to represent my entire personality. I'd identified closely with Harry Potter in the past, but those days were over... ...right? Then I thought of ANOTHER perfect character. And another. And another. I am a complex cocktail of neuroses and traits. One character is simply not enough. If… Continue reading How to Make a Lauren: A Personality Recipe
For round 12, I picked Mia Thermopolis from The Princess Diaries and Princess Azula from Avatar: The Last Airbender Background Mia started as an awkward nobody with bad hair until her father revealed their royal lineage. Now she's an awkward somebody with slightly better hair and control over a small European principality. Azula, the Fire Lord's… Continue reading R.I.P. It or Ship It: Round 12
For round 7, I picked Harry Potter from The Harry Potter series and Prince Zuko from Avatar: The Last Airbender Background Harry Potter survived a Killing Curse when he was a baby. Harry Potter is the youngest Quidditch player in a century. Harry Potter can talk to snakes. Harry Potter is "special," a status he… Continue reading R.I.P. It or Ship It: Round 7
It's time to ship some characters. I love stupid ships. When writing with friends, my go-to prompt is always, "Write the most unlikely couple you can think of." I find this exercise fascinating even if they hate doing it. Some of my favorite ships have started as a joke; the more I laugh, the more sense… Continue reading R.I.P. It or Ship It
A spoiler-free list for Star Wars fans who have yet to see the new movie.
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