Before I had any right to dismiss Twihards or criticize the psychologically unhealthy relationship model that Bella Swan and Edward Cullen present, I felt obliged to read the books. So I did. All four novels, one novella, and an incomplete document in portable format. The content lived down to my expectations, but I was unprepared for how poorly crafted the saga is. Contact: reasoningwithvampires@gmail.com

18th February 2011

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    I’ve been reading through the archives of this tumblr recently, and enjoying it immensely. While the criticisms are...
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    Just don’t ask what kind of a linguistic I am; I’m not entirely sure.
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    This kind of balance is exactly why I get on people’s cases for not using the subjunctive correctly. Yes, it is being...
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    This is actually the first lesson in being an editor.
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    DESCRIPTIVE GRAMMAR IS WAAAAAAY MORE IMPORTANT THAN PRESCRIPTIVE GRAMMAR, SINCE MOST OF PRESCRIPTIVE GRAMMAR IS JUST...
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    I love this woman. I also love grammar, so I guess that follows.
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    this is all the argument you should need to read this blog.