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How did your Middle Earth journey begin?

My journey to Middle Earth began when I was very young as my Mother read The Hobbit to me when I was about six. 771 more words

Books And Literature

DVDs still top list of checkouts at Windsor Public Library

Libraries may bring books to mind, but DVDs of blockbuster movies once again topped the list of checkouts at Windsor Public Library last year.

According to the library system, the most popular title among the 1,116,002 checkouts in 2016 was the animated kids’ flick Minions. 478 more words

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Quote - Critics and Criticism

“The artist doesn’t have time to listen to the critics. The ones who want to be writers read the reviews, the ones who want to write don’t have the time to read reviews.”
– William Faulkner


The Diabolic

And I’m back! Sorry for the hiatus, I was on summer vacation and didn’t have enough data to write both blog posts. I’ve also been working on ideas for an original book that I plan on starting soon, which is pretty exciting. 830 more words

Books And Literature

Labour of Love: Glenn Dixon looks for a cure for heartbreak with Juliet's Answer

Like any good travel writer, Glenn Dixon had it all mapped out.

For his third book, he was going to follow a similar formula to his first two: Travel the world and get a global perspective on a big, universal topic. 924 more words


Wenjack by Joseph Boyden

The other day I went to see a friend, who tasked me with returning a book to another friend. As I knew I wouldn’t be seeing her for a little while I thought: Why not read this while I have it? 181 more words

Books And Literature

Ending It

Starting now the third year for my Religion & Story blog, I think it is the perfect time to talk about endings.

Ending a creative work—knowing when and how—is possibly the hardest task an artist or writer is faced with. 698 more words