Ye Olde Progress Bar



I’ve finished up our Summer Serial and am moving on to the next arc of the Fox Sisters’ storyline.  More to come in the days ahead.  This post will be updated with weekly progress reports, unless I’m slacking off.

Target date of completion: October 1, 2015

30000 / 75000 words. 40% done!

Monster Monday: Ursula and the Sea Witch

Originally posted on Part Time Monster:

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is from new contributor Allison, who you can find out more about on our contributors page or on her blog, Eclectic Alli.


The Sea Witch — the undisputed villain of Disney’s The Little Mermaid –– holds a somewhat different role in the Hans Christian Andersen tale by the same name. In both she serves as an important character, providing the Little Mermaid a way to reach what she wants, but the characterization is so different.

Ursula, her Disney name, is a power-hungry creature, out for vengeance and willing to (quite adeptly) manipulate the situation to get what she wants.  She lives in what appears to be the rib-cage of a deceased sea-creature, the only path to her home is through a garden of reaching, grabbing creatures of her creation.

All her actions (except for one notable point) are directed to one goal: revenge against…

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Extra: Diana Lady of Synn Art Layers

Here’s a look at some of the steps involved in creating these covers.  If there’s interest, I’ll consider a full tutorial.

Interview with a Fangirl: Natacha Guyot

Originally posted on

I am continuing with my series of interviews with Fangirls that I have met through social media!

Today, it is my pleasure to interview author,scholar and, of course, fangirl, Natacha Guyot. I met Natacha through the Star Wars fan community and I am looking forward to meet her in person, at Star Wars Celebration Europe next year.

Welcome Natacha to The Adventures of The Everyday Fangirl and thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to answer these questions!

When did you begin to realize you were a Fangirl?

We don’t have an equivalent for “fangirl” in French (or “fanboy” for that matter). We just say “fan”. I realized it, at least on a semi-conscious level, when I was a child in elementary school. I was a huge Star Wars fan even then and loved to recreate stories from the movies (and beyond) a lot, whether it…

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Kat Clements Reviews A Galaxy of Possibilities

Originally posted on Nerd in the Brain:

I’m very excited to have Kat Clements guest post at Nerd in the Brain today! In honor of the Summer Reading & Writing Program (and all things nerdy), Kat will be sharing her thoughts on A Galaxy of Possibilities by Natacha Guyot. I’ll not keep you away from the review with my silly babble…I’ll let you get straight to the good stuff! :)

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Book Review of A Galaxy of Possibilities by Natacha Guyot

Review written by Kat Clements


I’ve been a fan of Star Wars since I saw the original trilogy on VHS when I was seven.  Any kind of media relating to one of my favorite universes comes up on my radar, so when I saw that Natacha Guyot was writing A Galaxy of Possibilities: Representation and Storytelling in Star Wars, I was delighted!  When it was offered as a free e-book to…

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#SciFi Women Interviews: Natalie McKay

Originally posted on Natacha Guyot:

Welcome to July 2015’s edition of #SciFi Women Interviews! Today’s guest is Natalie McKay. I met her thanks to roleplaying in a galaxy far, far away in 2008 (her Jedi was the one to accept my very first character in the Order!) and have been following her other writing endeavors since then. I am glad that she acccepted to participate to this project!

Natalie McKay. Natalie McKay.

I’ll let Natalie introduce herself:

My name is Natalie McKay. By day I am a graphic designer at a local paper, by night I am hunched over a laptop writing something, either on my roleplay boards, or original fiction. I currently have two short stories published on Amazon Kindle, Red Haven and Gem-Oh Line, and constantly working on other stories and novels that may one day find themselves on the internet in some form or another.  When not writing, I have a…

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