We’ve got a treat for you: During the second season of The Vampire Diaries, the contributors of A Visitor’s Guide to Mystic Falls will be writing recaps, blog posts, and just generally sharing their thoughts on the season. So, tune in each week, both to the show and our blog.
First up, we have a blog post from Jen Barnes, whose essay “Sweet Caroline” is all about, well, you can probably guess: my personal favorite character, Caroline Forbes. Jen’s post expands on her pro-Caroline stance.
Caroline is the voice of normality in the show: the one with ordinary relationships and ordinary traumas and a very human desire to connect with another person and really matter.
–“Sweet Caroline” in A Visitor’s Guide to …
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Guest Post by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Inspired by a similar post the Smart Pop team posted a couple months ago, we’ve asked some of our contributors’ to provide guest posts with their favorite Smart Pop essays selected. First up is the talented Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s picks.
When the kind folks at BenBella asked me to write a blog about my three favorite essays in the Smart Pop series, I said yes. Sounds easy, right? Three favorite. Sure, no problem.
Until I actually sat down to write the blog. Then I realized I had too many favorites. Three? Just three? Using what criteria? Mine? Really? Mine changes each and every day, depending on my mood. I’ve always had trouble picking favorites of anything. Ask me …
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