I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve got three words to describe summer in New York this year: Hot, Humid, Hell. And whatever temperature it is in the city, it’s always at least 15 degrees hotter underground on the subway platforms. Am I sweating? Am I melting? Am I secretly the Wicked Witch of the West?
Thankfully, my inner fangirl has plenty of distractions this summer:
Remember this post when I was screaming incoherently over Wonderwoman’s brief appearance in Batman v. Superman? Guys, her movie was SO GOOD. The best friend and I walked out of the movie theater feeling so pumped, we were swearing up and down that we could take on any poor soul who dared to challenge us. That evening, we were five-feet-tall BADASSES, OKAY? Continue reading “Wonderwomen, Nostalgia, & Game of Thrones”→
A/N: Update! There’s now a prequel to this story, another short titled‘The Bookfeet’.
The arch-window door opened with a jingle that signaled my entrance. I breathed in a combination of musty wood and a crisp hint of lemon. The crimson curtains, tucked at the sides of the floor- to-ceiling window by bronze tassels, blocked the heat of the sun and kept the store cool and comfortable.
“What are you looking for today?” A man sat in a plush armchair in front of the window, dressed smart as always in a gray cardigan and tie. He glanced up from the small table that was holding his laptop, a stack of thick-bound books, and what looked liked financial forms, dollar signs scattered here and there. Continue reading “[Flash Fiction] Between the Shelves”→
1) Jade (as it is my alter-ego pseudonym) 2) Complete Real Life Name (which I can’t reveal because that defeats the purpose of having an alter-ego pseudonym) 3) Miss! (Because that’s easier for kids to say than, well, anything else) 4) AgentCLASSIFIED.
When you’re a kid, they tell you it’s all…grow up. Get a job. Get married. Get a house. Have a kid, and that’s it.
But the truth is, the world is so much stranger than that. It’s so much darker. And so much madder. And so much better.
So I love Doctor Who, in casemy fanfictiondidn’t give it away. This is one of my favorite quotes from the series, and it constantly motivates me to live my life the way I want to, huge dreams and all. I hope this encourages you never to settle for less than everything you want. Because this world truly is big enough for your biggest dream. Continue reading “Day 2 Quote: Stranger. Darker. Better.”→