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Have you ever found a song that just resonates with your soul so well and you just can’t seem to get enough of it? Like if it was possible to inject the song into your veins it still wouldn’t be enough. You not only listen to it, you watch the band perform it over and over again in awe and never get sick of it?

Love Live! School Idol Project! Dub Cast Announcement:

Marieve Herington will be voicing Honoka Kousaka (known for Viviann on The Seven Deadly Sins)

Cristina (Vee) Valenzuela will be voicing Kotori Minami (known for Mio Akiyama on K-ON!)

Other roles from her include: Sailor Mars/Rei Hino on Sailor Moon re-dub, Kanaria on Rozen Maiden: Traumend, Louise on the Familiar of Zero, Homura on Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Morgiana on Magi, and Ruri Hijiribe on Durarara x2

Kira Buckland will be voicing Umi Sonoda (known for Kougyoku Ren on Magi)

Other voices from her include Mika Harima on Durarara x2, Izumo Kamiki on Blue Exorcist, and Mimete on Sailor Moon S re-dub.

Erica Lindbeck will be voicing Eli Ayase (known for Kaori Miyazono on Your Lie in April)

Other voices from her include: Gyokuen Ren on Magi and Manami Mamiya on Durarara x2.

Laura Post will be voicing Nozomi Toujou (known for Ragyo Kiryuuin on Kill la Kill)

Other voices from her include Myers on Magi, Cyndi Campbell on Squid Girl, and Rosalia on Sword Art Online.

Erica Mendez will be voicing Nico Yazawa (known for Yuuki Konno on Sword Art Online II)

Other voices from her include Sailor Uranus/Haruka Tenoh on Sailor Moon S re-dub, Ryuko Matoi on Kill la Kill, Tsubaki Sawabe on Your Lie in April, and Aladdin on Magi.

Caitlin Glass will be voicing Maki Nishikino (known for Winry Rockbell on Full Metal Alchemist)

Other voices from her include: Haruhi Fujioka on Ouran High School Host Club, Diancie on Pokemon XY the Movie, Miria Harvent on Baccano, Evergreen on Fairy Tail, Hannah Anafeloz on Black Butler II, Vivi Nefertari on One Piece, and Petra Ral on Attack on Titan.

Xanthe Huynh will be voicing Hanayo Koizumi (known for Nagisa Momoe on Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Movie 3 - Rebellion)

Other voices from her include: Ui Hirasawa on K-ON!, Siesta on the Familiar of Zero, and Sachi on Sword Art Online.

Faye Mata will be voicing Rin Hoshizora (known for Tiare on Magi)

In case that you don’t know about the English Dub voices of Love Live! School Idol Project, here they are!

NIS America also announced the English dub cast:

The company will release the first season on a standard edition Blu-ray and the second season on a premium edition Blu-ray on February 14. Both sets will have the English dub.

AU Video >> Carmilla BSAU

“You blush when you realize the meaning of her words, and in that moment, you're absolutely sure of two things:

You love Laura Hollis.

And Laura Hollis loves you.”

Shorter Video to come(?)

@reythejedidame@patsiewalker​ 

Hollstein Calvin & Hobbes AU

@takemetolurch: but just imagine. Carmilla Karnstein as a little girl before 1698, racing through the castle with her version of  Hobbes, making up her own adventures and generally having a ball.

Me: Aaaaaaaaaaah Yeah but imagine. She stumbles upon lonely tiny Laura after she has lost her mother. And she decides to be her imaginary friend, just like she had one when she was a kid. So she turns into her panther form and plays with Laura when no one is around. And she disappears when Laura finally starts laughing and making friends again.

T: Omfg

M: So imagine her surprise when Laura is her roomate. And Laura doesn’t know Carmilla, because she was always in her panther form. But then, the fight with the Dean happens and Laura recognizes her panther

T: AHHHHHH I NEED A FIC

T: Imagine panther Carmilla bringing Laura the yellow pillow when she was a child, to help her sleep at night

M: OMG. And Carmilla steals it from her when they’re roommates when she feels nostalgic of Laura’s childhood or when she’s torn about telling her or not?

T: And even though Laura hates her at first, Carmilla sees her clutching the pillow every night and it makes her smile.

@ariadnerue, @ariabauer@daisyfalls, @marzo2theletter, @kaitlynsgonnakait

Descriptions of Broadway Girls' Voices
  • Renée Elise Goldsberry:When you chew mint gum and then drink water right afterwards so that your whole mouth is cold but it's the most exhilarating feeling you have ever experienced in your life and you get goosebumps just from that one sip of water and that minty freshness
  • Phillipa Soo:A cinnamon bun that is so sweet, so pure, so perfect, that you almost don't want to eat it but you do, and after you finish it you feel so content you just want to curl into a ball and fall asleep
  • Jasmine Jones:The feeling when you're listening to a fantastic song and the sound travels from one earbud to the other
  • Kathryn Gallagher:When your head's in someone's lap and they are playing with your hair and you're outside and you look up at the night sky and see all of the stars and life is good
  • Jennifer Hudson:That one swan song in every Broadway show that has the audience on its feet roaring with applause and crying and throwing roses on the stage when it finishes
  • Krysta Rodriguez:That moment before a concert is about to start and all the lights go off and everyone starts screaming and your stomach drops and you feel like you're going to explode from the excitement
  • Laura Osnes:A dress that is so beautiful and it's the perfect length and the perfect color and you honestly feel like royalty just by LOOKING at it
  • Kelli O'Hara:When you were little and you would get sick and your mom would bring you chicken noodle soup and tuck you in and sing you to sleep while stroking your forehead.
  • Sierra Boggess:That one perfume that smells SO GOOD and you have to stop yourself from spraying it all over yourself
  • Kristin Chenoweth:Cartwheeling through a meadow of flowers while simultaneously rifting and singing the highest notes you possibly can
  • Idina Menzel:That one part in The Odd Life of Timothy Green where he is absorbing the light because of photosynthesis and he just closes his eyes and spreads his arms and basks in the glory
  • Barrett Wilbert Weed:When you're at a party and your jam comes on and you and your friends kill it with your dance routine
  • Elle McLemore:A carnival at night with all of the bright lights on and you're sitting at the top of the Ferris Wheel eating cotton candy
  • Alice Lee:Driving really fast and the wind is whipping your hair back and your radio's blasting music and you feel like you're flying.
  • Jessica Keenan Wynn:When you make a sassy comeback and get complimented for it and you feel like a boss because you slayed everyone (yet again)
5 Things I’ve I’ve Learned While Writing My First Manuscript

Hello and welcome to my first blog post! I’m Laura – an aspiring writer, as you may have guessed by the title of this post – and I, like many others, have made a lot of horrible mistakes and revelations with my first manuscript. While I’m only halfway through my first draft, being the masochistic, self-embarrassing person that I am, I thought I’d share what those lessons were.

1.      The first line is hard.

It’s even harder when you put all this pressure on it that you really don’t need. It’s just a collection of words, just like the rest of the novel.

Don’t fret.

2.     Don’t go back and edit.

There were so many times when I finished a chapter or a scene and then realized: Shit. That’s not how I mapped that character. Or, oh my god, I just missed out a HUGELY important part of that character’s backstory.

What I’ve learned is that it’s the hardest but the best thing you can do for your novel to just. Keep. Pushing. Through.

You’ve got to grit your teeth and remember that this is what second drafts are for, because if you go back and rewrite something every time you notice a mistake, you’ll never finish the stupid thing.

3.     Outlines can be really fun. Or they can be torture.

This lesson is kind of unavoidable as a newbie writer. If you’ve never outlined your book before, you won’t know what sort of outline you like. So you could get 20,000 words into the story (like me), realize you screwed up your outline because you did it on Word instead of post-it notes, and lose your damn mind.

“Why is everything so disorganized!?” You scream, before slamming your head against the keyboard for the millionth time.

Take a deep breath. Stop writing. Redo your freaking outline.

4.     Finish ALL character construction before you start writing.

I didn’t take this step seriously because I didn’t take my writing seriously in the beginning; it was just something I was dabbling in which I hadn’t done in years.

But if you’re considering writing a novel, you have to finish all your character construction 100% before you can start the novel.

A lot of my characters have half-finished outlines. So sadly, I’m gonna have to take a break from all the fun writing I’ve been doing to map them out halfway through the story.

5.     Don’t be too hard on yourself.

I’m actually pretty good at remembering this lesson, but I think every writer finds it invaluable.

You don’t need to be the next F. Scott Fitzgerald in the writing world to have an incredible work in your hands – or, well, your head.

Remember that it’s okay to make the above mistakes, and many more (seriously, I could list hundreds). Just push the negative thoughts away for a moment, and keep tapping at that keyboard. Good things are bound to come out of it if you work hard enough.

So that’s all I’ve got to say on the subject. I’m sure I’ll have plenty more to talk about once my novel is finished and once I move onto the editing phase for my novel. Thanks for reading this far and I’d love to hear some feedback!