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Hero Analysis: Flaws

Mariah Avix again posed a great question. What hero flaws are generally “okay” and don’t turn me off as a reader.

Thinking through this made me realize that in many, many novels I’ve read, the heroes don’t have too many flaws.  495 more words

Character Development

When we start writing fiction we have some great ideas. We have some stunningly good ideas that are going to change everything. We’re just on fire. 476 more words

Review: The Unexpected Everything

Title: The Unexpected Everything

Author: Morgan Matson

Genre: YA contemporary

Themes: Friendship, summer, love/relationships, family, meeting your OTP while walking dogs.

Brief Summary: Andie’s summer isn’t quite going as planned. 431 more words



I am tempted to start by ‘hello,it’s me’ that line worked millions for Adele, but I doubt it will work your pride my dearest.

My dearest betrothed I have been lately thinking about you, me and our relationship. 451 more words


Serial (100 Words)

Serial  (100 Words)

Detective Jake Monroe examined the bloody crime scene. All the expected signs were there; the slashed throat, the look of terror in her eyes, and missing shoes. 74 more words


Man on a mission to lure players to real-life Pokemon

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Like many Pokemon Go players, National University of Singapore life sciences undergraduate Sean Yap, 24, goes out as often as possible.

But, unlike such gamers whose eyes are glued to their phones in an effort to catch the virtual characters, Mr Yap looks up and around – at plants, birds and, especially, insects. 820 more words

Current Affairs

this is where I beg

I tweeted yesterday, “Riding a fine line between delusions of grandeur and crippling self-doubt is part of my process.” It’s so true. Especially recently. Making a big jump to make my dreams come true leaves me unsettled. 1,325 more words

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