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by Emily Spencer
Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Kyrie!
Replies: 14
Views: 148

Re: Happy Birthday, Kyrie!

Happiest of birthdays, Kyrie! May your day be everything you wish it to be.
by Emily Spencer
Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:37 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 11
Views: 205

Re: Flash Fiction

I was surrounded by cactus and dry sagebrush. I stared at my goblet ruefully. A fat lot of good it did me with no water in sight. Regretfully, I tucked it back in my satchel and prayed I did not die of thirst before I found my way home. Onward! (50 words)
by Emily Spencer
Tue Feb 16, 2021 12:32 am
Forum: History of Hogwarts: The Founders
Topic: Class Introductions
Replies: 20
Views: 1333

Re: Class Introductions

Hello, there! My name is Emily Spencer, 2nd year Slytherin Prefect, Student Teacher, and Book Club Moderator. I'm also an editor for our House Newspaper, Slythertimes. I've also been known to dabble in the Art Department a time or two, and you may have seen me around HOLLERS occasionally. Suffice it...
by Emily Spencer
Sat Feb 13, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Book Review-The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Replies: 0
Views: 37

Book Review-The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

Title of Book: The Joy Luck Club Author: Amy Tan Genre: Historical Fiction Series: No Brief Overview: The story revolves around a group that started in 1949, a collection of four Chinese immigrant women united together in their new home of San Francisco. On the surface, it is a weekly gathering to p...
by Emily Spencer
Fri Feb 12, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy birthday, February!
Replies: 10
Views: 120

Happy birthday, February!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FEBRUARY!

May your day be every bit as special as you are.
by Emily Spencer
Tue Feb 09, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Writing Under Constraint
Topic: February Prompt: The Letter 'F'
Replies: 2
Views: 89

Re: February Prompt: The Letter 'F'

For me, the phrase "this is the only one" is quite profound. If you think about it, the life you have now is the only one you will ever have, no matter if it turns out to be one grand adventure or the picture of dullness itself. Frankly, I believe that life is what you make of it. Even the mundane c...
by Emily Spencer
Tue Feb 09, 2021 9:37 pm
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: Mercury - Astronomy
Replies: 1
Views: 64

Re: Mercury - Astronomy

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Hourly breakdown due to Mercury having 88 earth days in one day. 88x24=2112.
by Emily Spencer
Mon Feb 08, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: Mercury - Mythology
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Mercury - Mythology

https://i.imgur.com/ZSHhon5.png One lucky charm I have is my Merlin necklace, given to me many years ago by my mother. She knows I love all things Arthurian, so this was quite fitting. Whenever I have to give a class or make a presentation, I am sure to wear this to give me luck and a sense of conf...
by Emily Spencer
Mon Feb 08, 2021 4:42 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 11
Views: 205

Re: Flash Fiction

He didn't have time to reflect on ramifications should this go wrong. With a shrug he pulled the lever, the metal horse appearing as if by magic. A button on its neck activated it to life, and they were off! The life of an airship pirate was never dull. (49 words)
by Emily Spencer
Sun Feb 07, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Presenting Author: Anne Rice
Replies: 1
Views: 43

Re: Presenting Author: Anne Rice

Title of the book: Interview with the Vampire Author: Anne Rice Series: Yes Genre: Gothic Horror Brief Summary: The story is told from the POV of Louis de Pointe du Lac, a young man who was turned into a vampire at the tender age of 25 in 1791 by the charismatic vampire, Lestat de Lioncourt who was ...
by Emily Spencer
Sun Feb 07, 2021 8:09 pm
Forum: The Bookshelf
Topic: Presenting Author: Anne Rice
Replies: 1
Views: 43

Presenting Author: Anne Rice

Main Genre: Gothic/Paranormal Main Audience: Adult Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, many of her books are steeped in the mysticism and mystique for which that city is famous. Her knowledge of both New Orleans and the occult is a perfect blend, especially in the Mayfair Witch series. Big on...
by Emily Spencer
Sat Feb 06, 2021 5:03 am
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Amy!
Replies: 9
Views: 150

Happy Birthday, Amy!

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Happy birthday, Amy Darvill! May your day be every bit as special as you are B)
by Emily Spencer
Fri Feb 05, 2021 5:14 am
Forum: Creative Outlet
Topic: Mercury - Pop Culture
Replies: 4
Views: 135

Re: Mercury - Pop Culture

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by Emily Spencer
Thu Feb 04, 2021 5:51 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Book Bingo Update
Replies: 0
Views: 64

Book Bingo Update

After consideration, the rules for turning in the entries have been changed. Please check here for updated rules. Thanks! Here are the changes as made in the contest rules: -In addition to sending the card in when you complete a tier, also send one of us a PM whenever you post in the Book Club for t...
by Emily Spencer
Thu Feb 04, 2021 4:41 am
Forum: Ink Splatters
Topic: Prompts Completed 2020/2021
Replies: 0
Views: 51

Prompts Completed 2020/2021

Here is a list of prompts completed for this school year. Remember, you have to have 7 completed by the end of this term to earn the Ink Splatters Award. You can check the Prompt Index for a list of prompts that you are free to use at any time. You don't have to only do the one for the present month...
by Emily Spencer
Wed Feb 03, 2021 5:40 pm
Forum: Ink Splatters
Topic: February Prompt-Love is in the Air
Replies: 1
Views: 84

February Prompt-Love is in the Air

It's time to celebrate love! Thanks to Cupid, February is the month of paying tribute to those nearest and dearest to our hearts. Coincidentally, the romance genre (which I actually rarely browse ironically) has a virtual treasure trove of books to choose from should you so desire. You have three op...
by Emily Spencer
Mon Feb 01, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Flash Fiction
Replies: 11
Views: 205

Re: Flash Fiction

Jack Harkness was Torchwood; he had to make this right. Tears fell on the badge in his hand. "Owen...it should have been me..." He looked down at his map . "Gotcha!" Space vampires-nasty lot. They would pay. Owen would not die in vain. P ostcard not needed. Surprise factor paramount. Retribution una...
by Emily Spencer
Sun Jan 31, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Happy Birthday, Alex!
Replies: 10
Views: 175

Re: Happy Birthday, Alex!

Happy birthday!
by Emily Spencer
Sun Jan 31, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Sports Talk
Topic: Super Bowl LII
Replies: 7
Views: 1871

Re: Super Bowl LII

I'm a major football fan, so I am super excited about the Superbowl. Plus, this year it has the added benefit of being televised the day after my birthday! Unfortunately, my beloved Dallas Cowboys are not playing in the game (shocker, I know), but I will be wearing my Brady jersey and cheering loudl...
by Emily Spencer
Sun Jan 31, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Book Bingo Questions
Replies: 0
Views: 43

Book Bingo Questions

If you have any questions regarding the Book Bingo Challenge, please post them here and we'll get back to you ASAP.

Note: Some of the cards may have two squares involving books with music, due to Emily's scatterbrained curse. I apologize in advance B)

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