Author: Jennifer Ellision

Top 5 Fantasy Wedding Looks

Surprise, surprise: I have weddings on the brain these days. Since I recently got engaged (just around a month ago), my brain is pretty much a fun mush of dresses, wedding decor, and florals. So to feed into that wedding fever, I’ve decided to rate some of my favorite fantasy wedding dresses! 5. Buttercup from…
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6 Fantasy Worlds We’d Love To Visit… As Long As The Big Bad Is Gone.

I can’t begin to tell you how many times I’ve totally immersed myself in different fantasy worlds. Whether it’s a book, a movie, or a tv show, I catch myself longing to be able to visit. Then, the practical side of me takes hold and amends the idea. I won’t go making any travel arrangements…
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This Word Count is GOALS: Writing Goals and The Tools to Smash Them

If you’re an active writer and/or active in any online writing communities, you’ve doubtless heard other writers talk about their word counts and writing goals. And if you’re anything like me when I was just starting out and cultivating my writing habit–building that writing muscle, if you will–you’ve looked at some of those wordcounts and…
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A Whole… ~Familiar World: A Live-Action Aladdin Review

A whole familiar world A dazzling place I sort of knew… But at my desk here, It’s crystal clear It’s time to share my Aladdin review with you Don’t let my spin on A Whole New World fool you. I really enjoyed the new live-action version of Aladdin! As a child of the late eighties,…
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4theWords is 4 the Writers: An Easy Way to Gamify Your Writing

4theWords = 4 the Writers Writing is a job that I love, but that’s not to say that it doesn’t occasionally feel like a chore. Happens with any job, right? So when I hit a particularly difficult slog through my plot, I’m always looking for ways that make even those difficult parts fun. Enter: 4theWords.…
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Which Witch? Why we love both versions of Sabrina The Teenage Witch

  Season 2 of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina dropped on Netflix last month and I, for one, was excited. You see, children of the nineties like myself, knew the character of Sabrina Spellman as portrayed by Melissa Joan Hart very well. Sabrina was a zany teenage girl. A half-mortal, half-witch who spends her time…
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5 Fantasy Weapons Ranked From Worst to Best

  Ah, fantasy weapons. They’re a part of the reason we love this genre, am I right? We love our fantasy weapons so much that they’re right there in the name of some fantasy subset genres: sword and sorcery. But some are better, in my opinion, than others. And so, I bring to you, dear…
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How to Plan the Most Epic Game of Thrones Season Premiere Party

The final season of Game of Thrones premieres on April 14th. And we can’t just let it fade into the abyss. No, it deserves a Game of Thrones party.  It’s almost unbelievable that this is the final season of Game of Thrones. I can barely remember a time when it wasn’t a part of our cultural…
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Our Love-Hate Relationship with Cliffhangers

As a reader, there have been plenty of times that I’ve wanted to throw books across a room when they’ve ended on cliffhangers. Nothing has made me scramble for follow-up books in a series faster than cliffhangers. They make for breakneck reading speeds. They’re a leading cause of staying up past our bedtimes to read…
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