Life after Fifty Shades of Grey

I read Master of the Universe (which was the original title of Fifty Shades of Grey when it was still Twilight fan fiction). Not all of it, but what appears to be the first two books in the Fifty Shades trilogy. I have an ethical problem with pulling fan fiction for profit, but that’s not […]

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Nikki’s Breaking Dawn Part 2 Recap – SPOILERS EVERYWHERE

So, since Nikki’s in South Africa, she got to see Breaking Dawn Part 2, like, six hours before me. I’d asked her to tell me everything (via iMessages) when she got out of the movie. I like spoilers, I do. Well, I was going out with my local friends before the movie, so I had […]

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The Twi-verse is a little less sparkly today…

As most of you know, I’m a Twilight fan. I’ve never hidden that fact, and I don’t intend to now. As Twilight fans, our core has been shaken, and it kind of sucks… if you haven’t heard (welcome back from Mars, btw), Kristen cheated on Rob with the director of Snow White and the Huntsman. […]

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How Twilight helped me make friends

I’ve never had an easy time making friends.  I’m an introvert and have been all of my life.  My friend-circles are typically pretty small.  I can be an acquaintance to just about about anyone, but being an honest-to-goodness-friend… that’s tough for me. So there’s this little book/movie called Twilight.  Maybe you’ve heard of it?  Well, […]

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Sex in YA books?

I’m venturing into the Young Adult (YA) genre. I’ve completed my first YA novel, and have two more planned. I’m actively writing the second. I have to say, I’ve really enjoyed writing from a younger person’s perspective. It has cleaned up my language considerably (although not in real life) and has forced me to be […]

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Fifty Shades of Fed Up – a post by Nikki

The following post is courtesy of my friend, Nikki.  She has a unique perspective on the topic that’s not about sensationalized sex or the question of the book’s origin.  She wants to talk about the story.  (Spoilers ahead– you’ve been warned.)  Here’s Nikki’s POV*: So this is THE topic at the moment: Fifty Shades of […]

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