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Here at Quirk, we’ve spent the week scouring the internet for the best bookish, geeky, and crafty links. Whether you are looking for the latest Star Wars details or a fun DIY tutorial, we’ve got something to make your week a little brighter.

All Things Bookish

Lorrie Moore wrote about the power of short stories.

Here’s a great roundup of diverse characters in YA.

Want more information about submitting to lit mags? Lincoln Michel tells all.

Could it ever be too late to read a book?


All Things Geeky

Fill in your bracket to determine the actual worst character on television.

Desperate for more Star Wars intel? Here’s what the international trailer revealed.

Speaking of Star Wars, these itty bittys are pretty adorable.


All Things Crafty

Craft a menu of food found in Miyazaki films.

Get ready for the holidays with this fun DIY geometric clay place card holder tutorial.

Decorate your space with removable wallpaper.

Ever wonder about the history of extreme flavors?

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Jennifer Morell

Jennifer Ray Morell is a teacher and writer from Queens, New York. Her work has appeared in Slate, Tin House, Trop, Newtown Literary, and Underwater New York. Follow her on twitter at @heyjenray or at jenraymorell.com.