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2016: The Year Everything Changes

I have what I'd like to call a hate/hate relationship with resolutions. They seem so easy to say in the heat of the New Year—I'm going to change this, and do this, and stop that—only to fall by the wayside when you remember that you a) have tried this before, and b) have some other year to get it right. I can't tell you how many times I've silently made resolutions—I'm going to work out regularly, eat better, read more, write

December 31st, 2015|Just 'Cause|8 Comments

Wherein Our Heroine Finds Out What Happens After the Happily-Ever-After

Those of you who follow me on Twitter have no doubt sensed some turning of the tides. Those of you who know the mancandy on social media have likely figured it out. Because it's only a matter of time before these things become a source of rumor, I wanted to take the opportunity to announce briefly what I can, and beg your forgiveness and patience while I summon the heart and will it will take to write about it in greater,

December 15th, 2015|Donate, News|20 Comments

Last Night, a Superhero Saved My Life

In a world where everyday issues plague the populace, a team of extraordinaire authors share the stories that shaped their lives... Did you see this, y'all? Did you see it? This is a collection of essays written from the likes of Neil Gaiman, Jodi Picoult, Brad Meltzer, Delilah S. Dawson, and a whole bunch of other amazing authors! Which happen to include—that's right!—yours truly. Last Night, A Superhero Saved My Life is a wide array of anecdotes and essays, from character

August 20th, 2015|Essays, News, Writing|0 Comments

Karina Cooper

Award winning author. Gleefully badass.

After years of flitting from job to job, Karina Cooper eventually decided that she’d take her real life and make it all about fiction. She is the author of the award-winning St. Croix Chronicles, and maniacally enjoys writing across multiple genres. One part glamour to two parts dork, she’s an avowed gamer, a borderline hermit and occasional Outer God. Visit her—and her extreme coffee habit—at @karinacooper and