Prepping for NaNoWriMo: Simple Plotting for Smart Writers

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In the excellent movie The Last Days of Disco, Kate Beckinsale and Chloë Sevigny play book editors at a New York publishing house. In one scene, they read over a formula for a best-seller, which has something to do with creating a really appealing character, putting him or her through hell, and having the person triumph in the end. The proto-hipster … Read More

Bryn DonovanPrepping for NaNoWriMo: Simple Plotting for Smart Writers

Freaky Feminist Film: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

[E]Coco PapyMovies2 Comments

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Vampire movies have always evoked something in human curiosity. From Nosferatu, to Anne Rice’s homo-erotic romps with New Orleans-based vamps, to yes, even the domestic abuse disguised as a twinkle love story with sparkle Robert Pattison, Twilight, vampires are consistently reappearing in our imaginations.

[E]Coco PapyFreaky Feminist Film: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

31 Days of Halloween — Day 28, Personal Chills

[E] Slay Belle31 Days of Halloween5 Comments

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As a horror fan, the question I am most frequently asked is what I personally find scary. Everyone always wants to know what movies or books are “really”frightening, and I’m often at a loss to answer them. The truth is, more than two decades into my fandom, I no longer have a baseline for what “normal” (read: non-fan) viewers find … Read More

[E] Slay Belle31 Days of Halloween — Day 28, Personal Chills