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December 19, 2018 @ 6:00 am

Episode 24: The Room Where It Happens

On this episode, the Serpents take a break from reading things to debrief about how their projects for National Novel Writing Month went! 


What We're Into Lately:

Witchmark by C.L. Polk
Sing for the Coming of the Longest Night
The Bodies of the Girls Who Made Me: Fanfic and the Modern World
Think of England fanfic
The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons
The 2018 Olympics


Other Stuff We Mentioned

National Novel Writing Month
Court of Fives
Episode 5: “Oh Captain, My Captain" (BtS fealty episode)
“Fake married” trope
Sorting Hat Chats
Episode 2: Personality Taxonomies and Hogwarts Houses (BtS episode)
The Adventure Zone
Robert Jackson Bennett’s City of Stairs and City of Blades   
Seanan McGuire
SFWA Nebulas conference


For Next Time

freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose by synecdochic 



The transcript of the episode is available here. Thank you to the sparkling jewels who worked on it, Kelly, Sara, and Millie!

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December 5, 2018 @ 6:00 am

Episode 23: Drastically Redefining Protocol

On this episode, the Serpents were in the middle of National Novel Writing Month, so we settled in for a cozy chat about just one tentpole, one of our favorite fanfics: "Drastically Redefining Protocol" by rageprufrock!


What We're Into This Week

Regeneration trilogy by Pat Barker
Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
sundown starts at half-past six by halfdesertedstreets
Out of play, out of competition by thenorthface
Dangerous if Unbound” by astolat
Venom fanfic


Other Stuff We Mentioned

Check Please
Practical Magic
Freeport by Maldoror_Chant
Embers by Vathara
“Gonna Make It After All” by astolat, monicawoe & Speranza
Society for Creative Anachronism
Sweet Valley
Stargate: Atlantis
Written by the Victors by Speranza
Bell Curve, or, Lady’s Night at the Boom Boom Room by rageprufrock
No Less Unthinkable by rageprufrock
Prince of Tennis
Notting Hill
Princess Diaries 2
Princess Diaries
Ruritanian romance trope
The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope
The Princess Diaries series by Meg Cabot
Adam Lambert
Kris Allen
American Idol
A Matter of Inconvenience by astolat
Oh No They Didn’t!
The Perez Hilton gossip site
Stargate: Atlantis
Yuri!! On Ice
"STET" by Sarah Gailey
A Deeper Season by lightgetsin, sahiya


The transcript for this episode can be found here. Thanks once more to our scribes, Neharika, Millie, Kelly, Sara, and Magali!

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