Monthly Archive: October 2013

Featured Poem 10/21 – “If” 2

Featured Poem 10/21 – “If”

If by Rudyard Kipling   If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But...

Sunday Serial: Poppy McJay #3 0

Sunday Serial: Poppy McJay #3

6Pm on the dot and Jacob Tenner was pressing the doorbell to Poppy McJay’s house. He could hear the scuffle of footsteps and a murmur of disagreement on the other side of the door...

The Legend of Korra: “Beginnings” Recap 2

The Legend of Korra: “Beginnings” Recap

Wow. Last night’s The Legend of Korra, “Beginnings” Part 1 and 2, still has me reeling! It felt less like an hour-long episode of television and more like a feature length film. It ranks...

Behind the Keyboard: Please Mind the Gap 1

Behind the Keyboard: Please Mind the Gap

Welcome back to Behind the Keyboard! This was supposed to be a weekly column but alas, exams got in the way. But we’re back! And in good time too because NaNoWriMo is coming up....

Show, Don’t Tell: What the heck does that even mean!? 2

Show, Don’t Tell: What the heck does that even mean!?

It’s one of the most common axioms you’ll encounter in reviews online, to your English paper, and even by your peers: “Show, don’t tell.” Unfortunately, this is only a vague piece of advice. Of...

Bad Lip Readings Of Your Favorite Screen Adaptations 2

Bad Lip Readings Of Your Favorite Screen Adaptations

Bad Lip Reading is one of my favorite YouTube channels: it’s absurd, ridonkulous, and HI-larious. The person behind it, who has chosen to remain anonymous despite the enormous popularity of his or her work,...

How to get more reviews 0

How to get more reviews

If you share your writing online, such as the Young Writers Society, you’ve probably run into the reviews problem; that is, sometimes it can feel like you’re pushing against the tide just to get...