Posts tagged "writing"
Defective Magical Girl: Channeling “Shortcomings” Like Usagi Tsukino

Defective Magical Girl: Channeling “Shortcomings” Like Usagi Tsukino

  There is nothing more ironic than a magical girl without great powers. Imagine if Sailor Moon never met Luna and never realized her true identity as a Moon Princess.
Our Story: A Tale of Beach Glass and Spilled Milk

Our Story: A Tale of Beach Glass and Spilled Milk

There was a slight wind on the dock. It ripped at the lake water and tousled the tall grass surrounding the beach in small waves. Each stem flickered back and forth, like an uneasy light that had been exercised for many years.
On Realizing What I Wanted to Be

On Realizing What I Wanted to Be

In seventh grade, I wrote a short story. It was a modern myth for an English class involving Hermes, a stolen trident, and a fight between Zeus and Poseidon. Granted, this alone proves that my story included the most cliche tropes and narratives of Greek mythology, but I thought it was fantastic, so bear with...
An Interview With Briallen Hopper

An Interview With Briallen Hopper

  Briallen Hopper is an English Lecturer at Yale University. Her writing can be found in the Huffington Post, Chronicle, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The New Inquiry, New Republic, Killing the Buddha, and much more. You can find her on tumblr at http://briallenhopper.tumblr.com/ and on twitter @briallenhopper. The very first pitch that I...