‘Logan’ Has Arrived, Domino Joins ‘Deadpool 2’, and New Stars For ‘Star Wars’ [Nerd Girl Corner]

Hey, y’all!

Your girl is back — and it didn’t even take me a whole month, either. See, I’m trying to do right by you all…

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In any event, I have some cool nerdy news for you all and some of it has me all kinds of excited. Are you ready to head into the Nerd Girl Corner with me?

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NYCC Is A’Coming, Belle’s Got Books, & Insecurr Is Herre [Nerd Girl Corner]

Hello, my loves!

This whole attempting to be consistent things is a lot harder than I thought, huh? I promise I’ve been thinking of writing to you all, but your girl has been so ACTIVE these days, it’s cray cray. However, I do have some juicy tidbits to share — if you’re interested. Come on, you know you want to…

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SDCC Comic-Con Overload, Channing Makes a Splash & More [Nerd Girl Corner]

Hello, my darlings!

I must begin this post by expressing my sincerest apologies for breaking my promise to double up on my post after breaking my promise to be more consistent.  I left you guys for a whole month — and during San Diego Comic Con, too! I am ashamed of myself.

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BUT, I am back. All (or most) of the distractions which kept me from you are (somewhat) behind me now and I’ve come bringing gifts, including some exclusive SDCC tidbits you probably didn’t even know about. Oh, and some pretty distressing news.

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It’s Friday Without the Yay [Day in the Life]

Howdy, y’all!

It’s Fri-yay, but your girl has got a bit of a sinus issue that is zapping ALL of the energy out of her, so today is more of a regular, ol’ Friday.

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Welcome to My Comic Book Collection [Nerd Girl Corner]

Hello, my friends!

It’s Fri-yay and I definitely didn’t want to end the night without writing something new for you guys, as promised. So, I figured for today, I’d give you an NGC post about something new I’ve been doing: reading comic books!
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It’s Fri-Yay! [Day in the Life]

Hey y’all!

I promised to have a post for you on Friday, and by George you’re going to get one.

Unfortunately, I fell asleep before I got a chance to watch The Hunchback of Notre Dame for my “Disney Headscratcher” segment. I also didn’t get a chance to watch and/or dissect a new trailers for upcoming movies for NGC, so you’re stuck with my first ever “Day in the Life” blog post. YAY! Continue reading

Alja the Writer’s 2014 Year in Review!

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‘Ello, friends!

It’s the second day into the New Year and I’m quite excited to see what 2015 has in store for me and my blog. And while I’m slowly lining up the next steps I’ll need to take in order to get closer to my goals (whatever they may be at the moment) and further myself in this world, I have to say that 2014 was filled with quite a few golden nuggets: Continue reading

Avatar: The Last Airbender-Inspired Jewelry By Pretty Poet Ink [PHOTOS]

In case I haven’t made it apparent by now, I’m kinda an  Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra fan. I mean, you guys must’ve noticed what with all my essays and post-caps and all. Either way, what I’ve probably never really mentioned on here is that I’m also a bit of a beader and jewelry maker with a store called Pretty Poet Ink. It all started when I worked in a craft store in Queens, and it quickly spiraled out of control. I started buying all kinds of beads without any kind of thought, but sometimes they would speak to me. And one day, as I watched several episodes of Avatar Book 2, particularly “The Tales of Ba Sing Se”, inspiration hit.

First, it started with these earrings, which I called “Red Paper Lanterns”:

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