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Yes, I was there too.

Nine years ago, at the 2005 Worldcon in Glasgow, someone who went on to become incredibly influential in my life who I had only met that weekend for the first time gave me a slightly aghast look and said, “what do you mean you’ve never even heard of LiveJournal?” We weren’t always carting around three different little magically internet-connected devices then (the first person I knew who got anything on a network a bit like the 3G we all now use was her husband a year or so later, and back then we all teased him a bit for his dedication being as such that he now had the internet in his pocket at all times) and so she dragged me bodily over to one of the laptops set up in the fan lounge and opened my first blog of any kind. 1,621 more words

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Glossary

Allusion: an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.

Background check: Any messages which appear onscreen that speak directly to the audience. 313 more words

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Cheat Sheet to Making Fans Happy

Continuing on from last week’s post about how girl bands and boy bands should actually be managed, this is a cheat sheet of things fans like to see.   1,125 more words

Boy Band

Confrontation... Is It For Everyone?

     My wonderfully preppy all-girls school requires that over the summer rising seniors take a three day college essay writing workshop. It starts tomorrow and I didn’t know we had homework until tonight. 451 more words

High School

Lego Architecture Review: Part 2

A few weeks ago I bought the Space Needle set and did a review on it and talked about the other sets in the architecture series. 447 more words

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"Eleven's hour is over now…"

Excuse me while I cry my out eyes…again.

We are just a few days away from the twelfth Doctor’s debut, and I am very excited! Okay, maybe not  203 more words

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