Meet the Interns: Christelle Hobby, Web Designer

Christelle Hobby is an ASU senior pursuing concurrent degrees in Broadcast Journalism and Creative Writing.

Superstition Review: What is your position with Superstition Review and what are your responsibilities?

Christelle Hobby: I am one of two Web Designers, and we are basically responsible for creating, uploading, and organizing all elements necessary for getting the website up and running.

SR: How did you hear about Superstition Review and what made you decide to get involved?

CH: I received an email telling me about internship opportunities at SR and I immediately went onto the website and knew it was something I had to get involved in. It has all of the subjects I am studying, as well as the areas I hope to find myself working in some day.

SR: What are you hoping to take away from your Superstition Review experience?

CH: I am hoping to improve my skills as a web designer, and I would also like to really understand all of the elements that go into publishing. It is the career I hope to find myself in one day and I just feel like this semester with SR will put me closer to that dream.

SR: Describe one of your favorite literary or artistic works.

CH: My favorite book ever is Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. I have read it quite a few times and I never get sick of it. It is brutal and romantic at the same time and you find a reason to hate every character as much as you love them. It is a classic that transcends time.

SR: What are you currently reading?

CH: I am currently reading The Shack by William Paul Young. It is a fairly religious piece, which is not a style I typically read, so I am still trying to get accustomed to the prose and the somewhat predictably perfect plot.

SR: What is your favorite Superstition Review section, and why?

CH: I am a Creative Writing Fiction major, so fiction always takes the cake. I never get sick of reading a new story and the writers who have contributed to SR in the past have shown that we can only expect good things from the writers in this edition.

SR: What other position(s) for Superstition Review would you like to try out?

CH: I would absolutely love to be one of the Fiction Editors. While I am excited by the idea of putting together the whole site, like I said, I love my fiction.

SR: Do you prefer reading literary magazines online or in print?

CH: I typically visit literary magazines online, however I don’t think it ever really compares to print. There is just something traditional and wonderful about holding the pages in your hands.

SR: Do you write or create art? What are you currently working on?

CH: I am a writer, and I am currently working to improve my skills by inundating myself with the written word. While I try to continuously produce short stories I am focusing primarily on reading and studying a variety of modern day writers.

SR: What is your favorite mode of relaxation?

CH: It may sound cliché, but a glass of wine, a good book, and fuzzy slippers put me in my favorite state of relaxation.

SR: Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

CH: In 10 years I hope to be working for a publishing company and have my own writing be an ever-present side project.

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3 thoughts on “Meet the Interns: Christelle Hobby, Web Designer

  • April 11, 2010 at 4:13 pm

    There’s nothing wrong with a cliched mode of relaxation…and thanks for all your work on the magazine!

  • August 7, 2010 at 9:17 pm


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    deep pshychic abilities. It is important to look into nature and the event at that particular moment to understand its cause and effect. This has been

    realized by many in past and they gave it a name superstition because they were not able to find a link between the objects and the cause but can see only

    the effects.

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    you signals which you and you may only understand and are illogical for others.

    A person is always very confident when he doesn’t understand the nature’s role in his life and more in unawareness form but as he started realizing nature’s

    role and impact on him, his confidence gets converted into a faith on some supernatiral powers and that’ why we see more wiser people in chirches, temples

    and mosques than immature people. A person become superstitions by more awareness of self and nature.

    Again a person’s thinking of lucky and unlucky is made by nature as i said nature supports few to reach their goals and not all. It doesnot mean that nature

    descriminates but it means that it supports the event and not the person but we take as that person is lucky and others are unlcucky but the truth is, it is

    the event which important and lucky or unlucky and not the person. For example, if a person wins a race and other person loses it that means that, at the

    particular event that is the only thing which is beneficial from all aspects of natures calculation.

    You have a pupose for yourself and nature has a purpose for you, when both the purpose matches we call ourselves lucky and if not unlucky but the truth is we

    are lucky all the times because natures peupose is more important and for more benefits and is always supersedes our own purpose.

    Nature calculates the event based on time and therefore time plays a very very crucial role. Therefore it is said if your time has not come, you will not die

    but if it has come, noone can stop you from dying. This effect of has also been realized in all religions and in history. So here i am bound to say that time

    is more powerful than nature(god) because is the time which nature reads and cause an effect on you and on an event. Many times man has tried to read this

    time accurately but is no easy game and once mastered can beat nature.

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