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Jorge Luis Borges: When Fiction Lives In Fiction

Fantastic Borges essay on the history of meta-fiction and its role in literature. After a thorough search of Google I couldn’t find a transcript of this anywhere online so I thought I’d upload mine. 8 more words

Books

Under The Blizzard

Sometimes words are not enough.
Sometimes they are too much.
What then is the writer to do?
He must take his story, crack it like an egg over a bowl and then wade into the gloopy mess.

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Absurdism

'The Princess Bride' by William Goldman

‘The Princess Bride’ was certainly an interesting read and having never watched the 1980s film, I approached the book with no knowledge about its background or context and was initially immediately sucked into Goldman’s ruse. 669 more words

American Authors

Duplex

Duplex: A Novel by Kathryn Davis

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is hands-down the weirdest, and curiously one of the most affecting, books I have had the privilege to read in 2014. 440 more words

Atonement by Ian McEwen II

I wrote this review on Goodreads this morning, and since it gives a different perspective on the book than my first review does, I’m posting it here. 578 more words

Truth And Fiction

Doctor Who: Last Christmas (Review)

There’s a horror movie called Alien? That’s really offensive. No wonder everyone keeps invading you.

Last Christmas is perhaps the most Moffat-esque Christmas Special of the Moffat era.

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Television

Throwback Thursday Book Quote:

[“BLA and GB Gabbler” (really just a pen name) are the Editor and Narrator behind THE AUTOMATION, vol. 1 of the Circo del Herrero series. 8 more words

On Writing