Author Archives: emmawolf

About emmawolf

I'm a freelance writer living in Baltimore with my husband, son, and two cats. I'm working on editing my first novel. I love reading, traveling, and the cello.

This is my least favorite of all my kid’s toys. It’s a Peppa Pig flip phone in a smartphone world. It’s not that I hate Peppa Pig. The show is actually much better than I thought it would be (granted, … Continue reading

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My 3 y/o is already sick of the patriarchy

My family started playing the card game Citadels, which, briefly, is a card game where each player builds a city. Not as in building an actual house of cards (which is what I feared when we started). Rather each card … Continue reading

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The Trump Russia scandal is the plot of Kushiel’s Dart

People keep saying if story of Russia’s meddling and Trump’s collusion with the 2016 election were the plot of a novel, it would be rejected by publishers for being too unbelievable. Well, maybe, but if we’re already suspending our disbelief … Continue reading

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The Wizarding World of the Trial Court

I’m not too proud to admit that Harry Potter helped get me through law school. More than once as a 1L, while trying to understand a dry contract case or an ancient property rule, I would have thought I was … Continue reading

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You can’t snub people who ignore you

Apparently I live in the friendliest place in England. But saying that is like saying this guy is the most open-minded and accepting ISIS fighter. I learned quickly that rude and polite are standards unique to each society. People here … Continue reading

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What does it feel like living abroad in unpresidented times?

I can only speak for myself, but I feel alone. People here are freaking out about Brexit. Someone who I want to be friends with said that Trump is 4 years, 8 years max (it sounds like a prison sentence: … Continue reading

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Buffy update and a question

I’ve gotten a surprising amount of hits and comments on my I don’t like Buffy post, and I feel like it deserves an update. I still don’t like Buffy, but I do appreciate the people debating it reasonably with me … Continue reading

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Kushiel’s Mercy readalong: weeks 6 and 7

Ok, so I had to stop reading after week 5. I realized why this book isn’t my favorite of the series despite having 200 pages or so that I love more than any other portion. It’s because Sidonie and Imriel … Continue reading

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Kushiel’s Mercy readalong: week 5

Chapters 50-62. Questions by Lynn.

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The Sex Lives of Eunuchs

Originally posted on The Closet Professor:
Throughout history, there has existed basically three types of eunuchs:? those where were castrated before puberty, those who were castrated after puberty, and those who had their penis and testicles removed during the castration.…

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