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10 years ago today, Ebony Dark’ness Dementia Raven Way went back in time to sedouce Volxemort and protect all of us from his evil plans

reblog this post to honor Enoby’s brave sacrifice, ignore if you’re a prep or a poser

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30 Day Book and Literature Challenge

Day 16. A book you haven’t read and have no intention of ever reading.

Sweet by Julie Burchill.

I read the first book, ‘Sugar Rush’ and really didn’t like it. I thought that maybe it was because I was an adult when I read it and it’s intended for teenage readers, so maybe I would’ve liked it when I was a teenager. But thinking about it more and reading some reviews on Goodreads, I reckon the book was just bad.

But the sequal sounds even worse! While Sugar Rush was at least about a teenage girl coming to terms with her sexuality, Sweet is seemingly just about Sugar being a chavvy bitch who never learns or grows as a character. She arrives home from prison to find out that her husband has left with their daughter, and she’s more upset that he’s taken her I-Pod!

Surprisingly, the tv adaptation was actually very good so I’d definitely reccomend that.

See the whole challenge here.

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Since I’ve just moved abroad, I have to wait a day for every new episode of Doctor Who so I’m a little behind the immediate reactions. Am I the only one who really hated ‘Listen’?

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Anonymous asked: Hey Z! I was wondering if you knew of any writing guides on how to properly play a character with a learning disability. I'd be so grateful if you could link me to one, please! Thank you so much for your time and have a wonderful day.


There is always Alex’s 5 Step Guide to Writing a Character With X Disorder or X Disease. Other than that most guides are very specific about the learning disability (like this answered question/mini-guide about dyslexia). So, unless you’re looking for something specific, you’re a little out of luck.

Here’s some general information about learning disabilities that might be helpful, with a special thanks to the National Center for LD. \m/