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Be the Star in Your Own Passion Play

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 02.03.2016 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

In this series we introduce the ways that finding the genre of your "hottest sexual movie" can bring infinite pleasure to a relationship.

Decoding the Mysteries: An Interview with Scott Hawkins, Author of The Library at Mount Char

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 02.01.2016 | Books
Ilana Teitelbaum

I admit it: as a reader I've become jaded. It takes a lot to move or excite me, and I drop many books after 50 pages. When I began The Library at Moun...

Author of the Best Selling "Magicians" Trilogy Talks About His Writing Process

Quora | Posted 01.29.2016 | Books
Quora

These Questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

TRACE - S2 Ep.12

Spottoon | Posted 01.29.2016 | Entertainment
Spottoon

One day, an unidentifiable and highly destructive species called the Troubles invaded the human world and wrecked havoc on society. Now, the only ones who are able to fight them are Traces, people with unexplainable supernatural powers that the government monitors and tries to control. As secrets continue to be uncovered, a battle erupts on all sides and fate of the world hangs in the balance.

5 Debut Fantasies to Look Out for in 2016

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 01.27.2016 | Books
Ilana Teitelbaum

This year promises to deliver titles from known heavyweights in the fantasy genre--but what about exciting new debut authors? Here are five to look out for in the coming year, in order of release date.

Does Romance Get You Hot and Bothered?

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 01.26.2016 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

In our previous blog we introduced the ways that finding and sharing your "hottest sexual movie" can turn up the heat in your sex life. In this seri...

10 Other Magical Books 'Harry Potter' Fans Should Read

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 01.26.2016 | Arts

Inspired by J.K. Rowling’s occasional plot twists -- revealed on social media long after the series has satisfyingly concluded -- you’ve ...

WiSHCon Enters the Convention Industry, Looks to Break Down Barriers for Women

Alex Lyman | Posted 01.20.2016 | Entertainment
Alex Lyman

The entertainment industry has become increasingly interactive between creators, actors, and fans. Between social media and the various conventions ...

Discover Your Hottest Sexual Movie

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 01.15.2016 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

You can stop searching Netflix, because your hottest sexual movie is still in the making. Nearly everyone walks through the world with one or more s...

Writing: The Harsh Light of Self-Promotion

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 01.07.2016 | Books
Ilana Teitelbaum

What makes us excel at our work, what gets our books to the level of being publishable, involves being alone, a lot. No matter how many workshops you attend, ultimately the work only gets done when it's just you and the page.

TRACE -- Season 2 Ep.8

Spottoon | Posted 01.01.2016 | Entertainment
Spottoon

One day, an unidentifiable and highly destructive species called the Troubles invaded the human world and wrecked havoc on society. Now, the only ones who are able to fight them are Traces, people with unexplainable supernatural powers that the government monitors and tries to control. As secrets continue to be uncovered, a battle erupts on all sides and fate of the world hangs in the balance.

These Scientific Studies Will Make You Rethink Your Favorite Fictional Stories

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 12.31.2015 | Science

While Cinderella would have been able to stand in those sparkling glass slippers, she would have almost certainly ended up with a sliced foot the mome...

TRACE - Season 2 Ep.7

Spottoon | Posted 12.25.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

One day, an unidentifiable and highly destructive species called the Troubles invaded the human world and wrecked havoc on society. Now, the only ones who are able to fight them are Traces, people with unexplainable supernatural powers that the government monitors and tries to control. As secrets continue to be uncovered, a battle erupts on all sides and fate of the world hangs in the balance.

Your Fantasy Football Team: It's All About Valuation

Dave Bookbinder | Posted 12.21.2015 | Sports
Dave Bookbinder

Whether you're preparing for your fantasy football draft, or managing your roster during the season, the way you're valuing players is very similar to the way you'd value companies.

38 Best First Lines in Novels (YA Edition)

Mary Jane Hathaway | Posted 12.18.2015 | Books
Mary Jane Hathaway

All great authors know that a killer first line is almost more important than the first few pages, and authors put in hours of work just to get the right sentence on paper.

Serving History or the Story: Writing Historical Fantasy

Sonia Halbach | Posted 12.03.2015 | Books
Sonia Halbach

The appeal with writing fiction had always been the ability to create anything, with the author only limited to what the mind can think up. If something turns out not to be working in the story, there's always the freedom to change it. But when writing about actual people and places, I found the urge to not stray from the historical facts to be strong, even at the expense of the story.

Why Daily Fantasy Sports Is Redefining Gambling

Amy Dardashtian | Posted 12.01.2015 | New York
Amy Dardashtian

What is gambling? It's a new question with an old-aged answer. The creation of daily fantasy sports necessitates a change in our country's legal definition of gambling.

IMPULSE -- Ep.8

Spottoon | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

A mysterious meteorite crashes into a school and many students are killed and even more are seriously injured. Five students inexplicably come out of the wreckage unscathed and gain supernatural powers while becoming outcasts at school. As they begin to search for answers, they become targets for a secret government program that tests the group's abilities for reasons unknown to them all.

LOVE MAKER--Ep.23

Spottoon | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

Eun-Gyung is a 28 year old woman with zero luck in the romance department. Longing for her first boyfriend and her first kiss, she instead finds the god of love, Cupid, passed out on her doorstep after being banished from the heavens for abusing his power. Short, bulbous and foul-mouthed, he and Eun-Kyung embark on an unlikely friendship to find love and way back home.

TRIBE X - Ep.7

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

An action-packed fantasy about two young men raised in a crime den who are forced against their will to fight each other to confront their inevitable fate.

The Oxymoron of Self-Publishing

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 10.27.2015 | Books
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

When I first heard the phrase 'self-publishing,' I envisioned myself at a printing press: paperbacks flying across the garage while my ink-stained fingers desperately tried to stuff the little rascals into boxes.

Wendy Darling: A Conversation With Author Colleen Oakes

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 10.26.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Based on the popularity of the story, plays, and film adaptions, Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie is one of those classics. In Wendy Darling (SparkPress, October 2015), Colleen Oakes explores Wendy's experience in Neverland, unfolding this classic tale in a marvelous new direction.

TRIBE X - Ep.5

Spottoon | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

An action-packed fantasy about two young men raised in a crime den who are forced against their will to fight each other to confront their inevitable fate. A story about a brotherhood destroyed by violence and greed.

TRACE - Ep.18

Spottoon | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment
Spottoon

The unidentifiable and highly destructive creatures called the Trouble are putting the world into chaos and the only ones who can fight the battle are the Trace, which are humans born with supernatural abilities.

YA Virtual Book Clubs Are on the Rise, and Here's Why You Should Join One Too!

Valerie Tejeda | Posted 10.01.2015 | Books
Valerie Tejeda

Reading used to be something we did in solitude, but thanks to the Internet, things have changed dramatically. Now, reading has become something people from all around the world can partake in together, meeting on social media sites to talk about their favorite books.