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TWEEN & TEEN CLASSES Weekly Creative Writing: Create a New Story Each Week (Grades 7 – 10) Creative Writing: Weekly Horror Stories (Grades 9 – 12) Read Smart: Young Adult and Teen Book Club (Grades 9 – 12) Taylor Swift: Poetry, Song and Literary Analysis (Ages 12-17) Creative Writing: Five Nights at Freddy’s Fan Fiction […]

Ghostbusters <3 NYC (Spoilers)

You know, something that I really appreciated about this Ghostbusters, and it was a fairly subtle thing. But action movies love to destroy cities. Since 9/11, action movies often model that destruction on… well, 9/11. Because now we know what it looks like when a skyscraper falls. And I find it upsetting. It’s one of […]

After Bedtime Chocolate Chip Cookies

AFTER BEDTIME CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cup toastedĀ sugar 1 tsp vanilla 2 pinches ground cardamon 2 pinches ground white pepper 2 large eggs 1 tsp salt 1 tsp baking soda 2 1/4 c all purpose flour 1 bag semi-sweet chocolate chips Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cream […]

Nobody Wants to Talk About Money, So Let’s Do It!

Congratulations, you just sold your first book! You’re getting an advance! You’re going to be published! Royalties are a thing now! Everything has changed! Slow your roll, scribe. I’m here to talk about the thing nobody wants to talk about, and that’s money. More accurately, how you should approach the money you’re going to make […]