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.

No really, Rebecca is a retelling of Jane Eyre

One of my favorite things is modern reimaginings of classic works, even if I don’t particularly like the original classic work. For example, I’m not a huge fan of the Brontes (sorry), but Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier is my … Continue reading

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I believe* Tara. I’m voting for Biden.

Years ago, back in the days of LiveJournal, I read a comment by a friend of a friend of mine that stuck with me. She said that a man tried to rape her, and then they became friends. I…what? How … Continue reading

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I wrote something. Go read it, and I’ll donate money to help immigrant children

TL;DR: I wrote a book. I’m too lazy/busy/emotionally fragile to pursue any traditional publishing route, so I self-published. You can download it here. Long version: I don’t even know where to begin. Before I moved to England, I did some … Continue reading

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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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