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Now What?: The Waiting Game in the Application Process

Hello. You’re waiting, are you? You’re sitting there, biting your nails, waking up at random intervals of the night going, “What the hell am I going to do if I don’t get that fellowship? 1,199 more words

First Year Blogger

Adventures in writing ... pot pourri!

Bit of a mixed bag this month, so feel free to skim!

They say Twitter is good.

Just who are ‘they’ I hear you ask. Well, experts I suppose. 650 more words

Stuart G Yates

Short and Sublime: January 2015 Round-Up

Short and Sublime is a new column spotlighting great short fiction.


January stories include optimistic sci-fi tales, feminist subversions of problematic tropes in fantasy, and creatures from mythologies both real and imagined. 524 more words

Genre Fiction

249. Introductions: Our Theme and Our Most Anticipated Things in 2015 w/ Renay and Natalie Luhrs

Women, non-binary, and far too many things to love in 2015, oh my!  Natalie Luhrs and Renay join us to talk about our 2015 theme and all the movies, books, TV shows, and comics we’re looking forward to this year.   570 more words

Genre Fiction

Emily Reed '14 Publishes First Book on Fairy Tales and Queer Characters

As a recent alum of Agnes Scott College, there is no doubt that Emily Reed ’14 is still considered a familiar face amongst students. You may see her reciting her poetry at Java Monkey, attending events hosted by Agnes Scott’s English Department or simply catching up with friends on campus. 1,291 more words


How to Write Understated Violence

In stories, violence has a way of dominating the scene, elbowing out character and setting so that the violence is all that you can see or remember. 1,064 more words

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