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2 Songs 1 Myth: Lady Meng Jiang and the Destruction of the Great Wall of China

Digging through my drafts led me to this half-finished post on a Chinese myth, started around the same time I translated the original Ballad of Mulan. I'd like to share two wonderful songs here based on the myth of Lady Meng Jiang (孟姜女) - one of four great Chinese romantic tragedies that are more-or-less canon.… Continue reading 2 Songs 1 Myth: Lady Meng Jiang and the Destruction of the Great Wall of China

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Weird Dream #93: “A talking bear chased me…”

If you wonder what this is about, see my last post on Weird Dreams. What I'm doing right now is writing out my Weird Dreams (which I previously tweeted about) as full-length entries. This feature won't show up regularly on this blog at all, but I do plan to work on it continuously. Doing Weird… Continue reading Weird Dream #93: “A talking bear chased me…”

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A Trashy Satire Involving a Snob, Yandere, Hairdresser, and Vampire (Full Version)

So Angelica tagged me for a super fun tag challenge where you get to play MASH and decide your life story in an alternative dimension (see my last post). Here's what I got: Genre: satire Love interest: emo hairdresser Setting: a random high school Transportation: shopping cart Best friend: a yandere Villain: ancient vampire Pet:… Continue reading A Trashy Satire Involving a Snob, Yandere, Hairdresser, and Vampire (Full Version)

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Let’s All Write A Book | Chapter 1 | Part 8

Tagged by Keiko to continue the wonders! The rules: Copy the post you’ve been tagged from the rules down (with the links). Go here and read the rules. Write your name and link it to one of your posts (The main character is called NoGender and as the name indicates, does not have a gender, so if… Continue reading Let’s All Write A Book | Chapter 1 | Part 8

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Bookish Mash Tag: A Trashy Satire About an Alternative Me

Thanks, Angelica, for tagging me in yet another exciting tag! Check out her post for this - she nominated two awesome people (psst...Rose and Chizurue) besides me, but I think they happened to miss it! Thanks to Kyera for creating this creative tag as well! The Rules: • Link back to my original post on Kyera’s Library so I… Continue reading Bookish Mash Tag: A Trashy Satire About an Alternative Me