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10 Great Soundtracks for Writing

If you're like me, and you love to listen to music while you write your next epic narrative, here are some great soundtracks to get your imagination flowing (and to also break the wall of that pesky thing called "writer's block")! "The Last Samurai" -- Hans Zimmer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1gDqaFIU6I "Avatar: The Last Airbender" -- Jeremy Zuckerman… Continue reading 10 Great Soundtracks for Writing

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Margaret Atwood

"We were the people who were not in the papers. We lived in the blank white spaces at the edges of print. It gave us more freedom. We lived in the gaps between the stories." -- The Handmaid's Tale

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“The Revenant” Review *Spoiler Free*

A film that leaves you still shaking a day after you’ve seen it is worthy of any award nomination it receives. Nominated for several Academy Awards this year, including Best Picture and Best Actor, Leonardo Dicaprio, “The Revenant” is a great way to kick off 2016 for the world of cinema. After spending the day… Continue reading “The Revenant” Review *Spoiler Free*

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Amazing Bookshelves That You’ll Want to Purchase Immediately

So, while searching for a new bookcase for my room, I came across some ones that are just too cool to not share. Here they are! The Cave Bookshelf Not only does this bookshelf give you your own quiet reading nook, but it also completely surrounds you with some of the stories you love most!… Continue reading Amazing Bookshelves That You’ll Want to Purchase Immediately

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A Collection of Some of My All Time Favorite Characters

Jean Valjean From Les Misérables There's a reason why Monsieur Jean Valjean is at the top of my list. Not only is he one of my favorite characters of all time, but I find him to be one of the most relatable. He comes from a past full of regret and misfortune, something that every… Continue reading A Collection of Some of My All Time Favorite Characters

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Some Books to Look Forward to in 2015

YA EDITION Passenger by Alexandra Bracken Expected release date: Fall 2015 Passenger (book #1) and Wayfarer (book #2) concern a modern teen's accidental discovery of her ability to time-travel, and how her attempts to return home draw her deeper into a dangerous treasure hunt that spans centuries and continents. Publication is set for fall 2015 and… Continue reading Some Books to Look Forward to in 2015