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Impressions 72

Have you seen the movie Last Action Hero? It’s the one with a magic ticket, Schwarzenegger, and homage to everything action movies used to be. If you’re not familiar with it, I would very much recommend it. 334 more words

Where The Writer Is

She (Short Story)

I’d love some feedback or constructive criticism if you don’t mind. I wrote this a while ago but haven’t had the nerve to post it until now. 3,029 more words


Entry 7

To what do I owe all this vague speak? I will now encroach perhaps an inch further, to speak of the former, that which has already happened, is dangerous, and will surely bring death to me…

Graphic Novel

The Friday 56: The Metamorphosis

Hey everyone, it’s Friday which means the weekend is nearly here!

The Friday 56 is a weekly blog meme hosted by Freda’s Voice. The idea is to share an excerpt from a book you’ve been reading every Friday, to promote the book or simply just to showcase your current read! 250 more words


John Milton - "Paradise Lost" Book 4 (ctd.)

Eve hugs Adam, looking at him “with eyes of conjugal attraction unreproved”, and demonstrating at the same time what irks me about Milton’s style. At its worst like the line above, it sounds just like legalese. 210 more words


Flashback: Passing Notes in High School

This is part two of a series on letter-writing in literature.

The days of passing paper notes in school are fading from our culture. When I was in high school over twenty years ago, we used notebook paper and created elaborate folds, code words, and nicknames. 256 more words


What We Talk About When We Talk About Short Stories

Mr. Leong had already printed out my stories — each stapled and spread parallel across his teapoy. Black helvetica on bright white front pages. He asked about my university and grad school, and about my mom. 2,722 more words