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Queer Characters: Zevran Arainai

N.B. I originally wrote this for GayGamer on March 7, 2011. GayGamer has since ceased to exist, so I am republishing this here, and will also do so with a few other pieces over the next few months. 1,452 more words



Partly because of his restlessness and the glory of the day, partly because of his blossoming need for a cigarette, Jiyong picks up where he had left off – half burnt Bolshevik stick from his ashtray – and settles himself on the… 488 more words


Strong Female Characters: Christine Daae

For those of you that don’t know, Christine Daae is (quite literally) the leading lady of The Phantom of the Opera. Originally a novel by Gaston Leroux, the book tells the story of Christine, a beautiful young soprano at a Paris opera house whose career is helped along by a mysterious and murderous phantom. 2,886 more words

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When writing a narrative essay, one might think of it as telling a story. These essays are often anecdotal, experiential, and personal—allowing students to express themselves in a creative and, quite often, moving ways. 801 more words



This site is unique, in that it is not an online school, but rather the educator’s resource. Although I am a teacher, and I do offer specialized contracted editing or tutoring on a case-by-case basis, the main purpose of this website is that it contains several helpful links that will lead to grammar, writing, and editing instruction sites. 140 more words


A Blissful Variation of "Female in Love": Shroud of Roses by Gloria Ferris

One of my joys as a reader is to keep my pulse on the ever-changing female protagonist. Generally, I focus on the strengths of the female within the action and fantasy genres, but for this post, I’ll be looking at Bliss Moonbeam Cornwall, the female protagonist of Gloria Ferris’  2,030 more words

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Strong Female Characters: Wednesday Addams

For those of you that don’t know, Wednesday Addams is the daughter of The Addams Family, a comic strip/TV show/movie series about a creepy monochrome family who were goths before it was cool. 1,557 more words

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