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Aeschylus, tr. Vellacott, Philip: The Persians (472 BC) – “[M]an … must learn to curb his pride / … its ripening kernel is / Infatuation.” Ghost of Darius, Aeschylus, The Persians, 472 BC. 540 more words

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10 Things I Love About Wattpad

I’ve been on Wattpad since October 2012, and since then, I’ve been writing up a storm.  I wrote way before that, and even after I stopped writing for 10 years and resumed in August 2012, no platform online could allow me to really connect with readers and fellow writers like Wattpad does.   1,220 more words


Gig Review: Margaret Atwood in Bath

When I first read ‘The Handmade’s Tale’ by Margaret Atwood something inside me shifted. Her writing has the power to do that, to pull together nebulous strands of thought and give them coherence. 696 more words


The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood

The Year of the Flood in the second book within the MaddAddam trilogy which is a dystopian series of which I read the first book, which is Oryx and Crake for college last year and posted about here; http://emlinian.wordpress.com/2013/09/22/oryx-and-crake-margaret-atwood/ a year ago. 759 more words

What I read in September

I started a new job in September, which is why I simply don’t have much time to update right now. I hope to be able to write full reviews again once I got a bit more used to my working hours. 833 more words



In Neil Gaiman’s Sandman #17 ‘Calliope’, Morpheus punishes a writer by overwhelming him with ideas for stories. ‘They’re coming so fast,’ gasps the writer, ‘swamping me, overwhelming me…’ 1,174 more words

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