Call For Submissions: Castle FriendZone, a Geek Dating Book

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  Geek's Dream Girl's first book: You Geek, They Grok: A Geek's Guide to Leveling Up Your Dating Game has sold hundreds of copies via our site, Amazon's Kindle store, and Barnes & Noble's Nook store. It's time for another geek dating book and it's going to be full of stories from YOU, the geeks who are out there in the wild seas of dating (or safely harbored in a relationship!). The New Book Castle Friend Zone: An Advice Module for Adventurers Seeking Geek Love will be the … [Read more...]

School Daze Class Project: The West Side Story Fiasco

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I had the pleasure of running the School Daze RPG for a table of wonderful gamers at Labyrinth Games in Washington, DC this past weekend. Labyrinth is our FLGS... even though they're way less "L" than other gaming stores, we make the drive for their extreme "F"ness! <3 Since I'm still a relatively green GM and this was my first time running School Daze, I opted to make partial pre-gen characters. Should you be wanting to run your own School Daze one-shot, feel free to steal my … [Read more...]

Geek’s Dream Girl’s Top Posts for 2012

Thank you, dear Reader, for being a part of Geek's Dream Girl in 2012! Here's a countdown of our most popular posts published this year. If you missed them, be sure to check them out. If you're new to Geek's Dream Girl, these articles will give you a good idea of the type of things you can expect from us in 2013. Most Popular by Page View: 10. 5 Steps To Be in a Geeky Relationship Before Next Valentine’s Day (Written by e) 9. 18 Intelligence and 20 Charisma: Dungeon Bastard Bill Cavalier … [Read more...]

Dating Profile Help: December Tips, Questions, and Writing Prompts

December Dating Profile Writing Help

Happy December! We've made it to the last installment of this series! Every month in 2012, I delivered tips, questions, and writing prompts to freshen up your dating profile and have you looking your best for the love of your life (or the love of the month, if you roll that way). Did they help you write a better profile? Did they help you snag a date? Let me know! Big Tips For Every Dating Profile Start with a bang! Folks on the internet are in a hurry and like to have things delivered to … [Read more...]

On “Vacation” For December: Be Back & Better Than Ever in 2013

On Vacation for December

Our blog will be running throughout December, but the profile writing & editing service division will be enjoying a month of relaxation. (Actually, with the amount of words E has to write at her day job in November/December, you don't want her frazzled brain writing your profile until January!) If you order a profile editing/writing package in December, you will be first in line for completion in January. Current Silver & Gold clients will continue to receive the benefits of their … [Read more...]

Mental Illness & The Holidays: I’m “Normal” Because I’m Medicated

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Happy Holidays! ...for some people, this season is very, very difficult emotionally. I used to be one of those people. Without regaling you with my tales of woe, let's just say that the holidays have a lot of unpleasant baggage for me. This baggage, plus a case of undiagnosed depression, led to many a Thanksgiving or Christmas with me in tears, or curled up in bed, or fighting back tears WANTING to be curled up in bed. But I got help. And so can you. Forget Normal You may be thinking … [Read more...]

Dating Profile Help: November Tips, Questions, and Writing Prompts

November Geek Dating Profile Help

Happy November! Every month in 2012, I'm delivering tips, questions, and writing prompts to freshen up your dating profile and have you looking your best for the love of your life (or the love of the month, if you roll that way). Big Tips For Every Dating Profile Start with a bang! Folks on the internet are in a hurry and like to have things delivered to their eyes as quickly as possible, otherwise, they move on. If your first sentence or two isn't gripping, they're going to slip away to … [Read more...]

Dog Halloween Costume: Chell from Portal

Titania as Chell

Happy Halloween everybody! Here's my Cocker Spaniel, Titania, engaging in some Chell cosplay: The Inspiration: Best Job Ever One of the perks of working at ThinkGeek is knowing what new products are coming before the rest of the world does. I had a heads-up on the Mini Portal Gun long before it launched, and I knew I had to dress Titania like Chell for Halloween. Of course, she can't actually use the Portal Gun, but it's the perfect size, isn't it? The Process: Oh Yeah, I'm New … [Read more...]

Dating Profile Help: October Tips, Questions, and Writing Prompts

October Dating Profile Writing Help

Happy October! Every month in 2012, I'm delivering tips, questions, and writing prompts to freshen up your dating profile and have you looking your best for the love of your life (or the love of the month, if you roll that way). Big Tips For Every Dating Profile Start with a bang! Folks on the internet are in a hurry and like to have things delivered to their eyes as quickly as possible, otherwise, they move on. If your first sentence or two isn't gripping, they're going to slip away to the … [Read more...]

Dating Profile Help: September Tips, Questions, and Writing Prompts

September Dating Profile Tips & Advice

Happy September! Every month in 2012, I'm delivering tips, questions, and writing prompts to freshen up your dating profile and have you looking your best for the love of your life (or the love of the month, if you roll that way). Big Tips For Every Dating Profile Start with a bang! Folks on the internet are in a hurry and like to have things delivered to their eyes as quickly as possible, otherwise, they move on. If your first sentence or two isn't gripping, they're going to slip away to … [Read more...]