Monthly Archives: February 2012

In Love With A Story

currently playing on my iPod: Shelter by The xx What sets you to hugging a new novel, dreaming of the main character, drooling over the author’s next piece? The characters? Perhaps. They must be relatable and yet unique, fresh. I … Continue reading

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Daughter of Smoke and Bone: A Study on Using Tense

currently playing on my iPod: Cold Dust Girl by Hey Champ So I’m reading Daughter of Smoke and Boneby Laini Taylor and I’ve already seen some cool uses of tense. Things I’ve never seen in the YA genre. The book … Continue reading

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Searching for Books on a Kindle Fire

currently playing on my iPod: Spectrum by Florence and the Machine So today I decided I really needed to download a new book to my Fire. After all, my sweet mother bought the device for me. When I touch the … Continue reading

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Solutions for Awkward Writing: Part II

currently playing on my iPod: I’ve Got This Friend by The Civil Wars Today I thought we’d take a look at some awkward little things that tend to crop up in dialogue. Take a look at this. Get ready for … Continue reading

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