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by Emily Spencer
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Emily!
Replies: 7
Views: 110

Re: Happy Birthday, Emily!

Thank you, everyone! It was a really good day indeed :D
by Emily Spencer
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: February – Cake Boss
Replies: 4
Views: 109

Re: February – Cake Boss

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by Emily Spencer
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Writing Under Constraint
Topic: February Prompt: How Romantic! (or not?)
Replies: 2
Views: 48

Re: February Prompt: How Romantic! (or not?)

Once upon a time, there was a girl named Amy, who very much wanted to have a grand adventure. Every night, Amy would stare up into the sky, waiting patiently for the one she loved to come back and save her from her dreary everyday life. Everyone told her it was pointless, but Amy paid them no mind; ...
by Emily Spencer
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Quick Quotes
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: Quick Quotes

Pity you never learned to be a seamstress; there's still time.
Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maquire
by Emily Spencer
Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 86
Views: 3270

Re: Flash Fiction

The purple flash of light puzzled the young wizard. According to the calculations made on his abacus, the number of ingredients should have been correct. The potion started to foam and bubble, and he backed away hurriedly. Professor Snape was going to kill him for sure! (46 words)
by Emily Spencer
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Harry Potter Talk
Topic: Secondary Houses
Replies: 3
Views: 110

Re: Secondary Houses

The two characters that I feel got a rather wrong turn by the Sorting Hat are Neville and Hermione. If anyone ever belonged in Ravenclaw, it is Hermione Granger. She is the epitome of everything Ravenclaw, in my opinion. Don't get me wrong, she's brave enough to be a Gryffindor, but everything else ...
by Emily Spencer
Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: January – Hooray!
Replies: 2
Views: 94

Re: January – Hooray!

"Fight team, fight! We have to win tonight Let others try We'll make them cry When we crush them with our might!" "Victory, Victory! We're going to make some history We will amaze And we will daze With our quidditch skills and witchery!" "Go, Team, Go! Let's put on a show! We've got the skill, The ...
by Emily Spencer
Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: January – Make It Work!
Replies: 2
Views: 78

Re: January – Make It Work!

Just because you're playing quidditch doesn't mean you can't be fashionable!

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by Emily Spencer
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Book Review - Coraline
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Re: Book Review - Coraline

First off, thank you, Professor Tarma, for posting your review. I'm a huge Neil Gaiman fan, and have been meaning to read this one for ages, but somehow I had never gotten around to it. I must say that it was everything I had hoped it would be and more. The term 'dark fantasy' is certainly applicabl...
by Emily Spencer
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 86
Views: 3270

Re: Flash Fiction

The sign at the cave's entrance had the following warning:

"Do not feed the ogres-EVER"

I clutched the bag holding my ham sandwich close to my chest. I don't know what prompted it to be posted, but I was not about to take any chances! (45 words)
by Emily Spencer
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: January – Wall of Fame
Replies: 7
Views: 216

Re: January – Wall of Fame

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by Emily Spencer
Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Book Review-The Girl Who Circumvented Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making
Replies: 0
Views: 63

Book Review-The Girl Who Circumvented Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making

Title of the book: The Girl Who Circumvented Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making Author: Catherynne M. Valente Series: Yes (Fairyland Series-5 books) Genres: Fantasy Brief Summary: The story revolves around the adventures of 12-year-old September who is utterly bored with life in Omaha, Nebraska. ...
by Emily Spencer
Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 86
Views: 3270

Re: Flash Fiction

In the light of the full moon, she carefully added the ingredients to the cauldron, one by one. The target of the love potion was Peter, her latest boyfriend-even if he didn't know it yet! With any luck, after tonight, he would be hers forever. (45 words)
by Emily Spencer
Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Secret Elf Present Exchange
Topic: Thank You!
Replies: 10
Views: 301

Re: Thank You!

Thank you, Secret Elf, for the very tasty sounding recipes that I can't wait to try!

And a huge thank you to Gail, Alexander, and Ivey for hosting this wonderful event!!
by Emily Spencer
Tue Dec 31, 2019 6:51 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 86
Views: 3270

Re: Flash Fiction

Heading north, munching noisily on an apple, the boy ambled down the path, waving to everyone he saw. He was very proud of his new sneakers, and wanted to make sure that everyone saw them. He had never had new shoes before; it was a Christmas he would remember forever. (50words)
by Emily Spencer
Thu Dec 26, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Book Review-Cry to Heaven by Anne Rice
Replies: 0
Views: 56

Book Review-Cry to Heaven by Anne Rice

Title of the book: Cry to Heaven Author: Anne Rice Series: No Genres: Historical Fiction Brief Summary: Set in 18th-centrury Italy, the book gives a peek into the lives of two castrati (young boys castrated to preserve their soprano voices), as told through the stories of both peasant-born Guido Maf...
by Emily Spencer
Tue Dec 24, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 86
Views: 3270

Re: Flash Fiction

The spider spun a rose-shaped web around the branch; its every move being watched by the nearby deer. Two forest creatures, both majestic in their own right, nodded in greeting. Nature's harmony was in perfect, rare, balance; Mother Nature laughed in delight. (48 words)
by Emily Spencer
Fri Dec 20, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Between the Pages
Topic: The World of Book Lovers
Replies: 8
Views: 523

Re: The World of Book Lovers

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by Emily Spencer
Tue Dec 17, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Book Review-The Child Thief by Gerald Brom
Replies: 0
Views: 95

Book Review-The Child Thief by Gerald Brom

Title of the book: The Child Thief Author: Gerald Brom Series: No Genres: Fantasy/Horror/Fairy-Tale Retelling Brief Summary: The story is both familiar and completely new. Take everything you've ever known about Peter Pan and chuck most of it out the window. This is not the quaint little story of Ne...
by Emily Spencer
Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 86
Views: 3270

Re: Flash Fiction

The bear sat all day beneath the tree, patiently watching the old witch . At sunset, it was time to make his move. Stealthily he crept toward the cabin and with a loud RAAAWWR attacked the pies cooling on the windowsill. Yum! Job well done! (50 words)

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