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Substandard Shoujo Spectacle [Round 5, Part 2]: Saying Farewell to Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun

It’s part 2 of round 5 of SSS. In part 1, we saw that Black Bird and Sadist stuck with what they started in chapter 4. 1,674 more words


Speaker7 Explains About Dames

Oh for the love of pete! Why are you women so hard to understand? Seriously–like what’s with the shoes and the chocolate and the shoe chocolate and the chocolate shoe and shoes and shoes’ chocolate shoe of chocolate? 431 more words


Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl

Trying to protect the fragile male ego is the most exhausting job ever, because for a gender that celebrates its stoicism, it is very easily despondent towards criticism. 1,175 more words

Drums of War - Part #4 - Accusation

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

Standing on the dark street, Keita glared at Turgis and his offer of help, her grey eyes reflecting suspicion. 636 more words


TNT greenlights 'The Librarians' franchise as a series | EW.com

TNT has greenlit 10 episodes for a series based on The Librarians franchise, slated to air in late 2014. The TV movies told the story of a group of extra special librarians who live beneath the Metropolitan Public Library in New York and safeguard mystical relics from forces of evil by slapping them with outrageous overdue fees. 39 more words


Monday Tropes: Coughing Equals Death

You know this. Every time you read about character who starts coughing and then brushes it off with “it’s nothing” is dead. Like, super dead. You don’t know if it’s going to be because they have a terminal illness or are about to turn into some insane creature, but you know they’re dead just because of a couple little coughs. 286 more words

Creative Writing

Fun with Tropes!

“These people feel like human beings who just happen to live in a universe where the scenarios of superhero and soap opera fiction unfold, as opposed to coming across as characters who only do things because, well, that’s how characters in those sorts of genre stories are supposed to act.” -review of…

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