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The Basics of a Bad Novel : Characters

Part I – Characters

There are great novels and awful novels, and then there are those that are in between. I call them FRUSTRATING.

They are frustrating because they could have so easily been so much more. 1,971 more words

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Talking To Myself

I recently came across a quote by the late Terry Pratchett that has really given me perspective for writing:

Although I have always been in the “don’t rewrite anything until you finish!” camp, this really gave me some perspective on why this method is helpful (beyond ‘so you actually get through the whole story’). 436 more words

How I Write

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The South Korean poet Ko Un has been working all his life on a project to write about every person he ever met. See the volume… 583 more words


The Film Adaptation of Jane Austen's "Persuasion" (1995) ~ Part II

Persuasion is a 1995 period drama film directed by Roger Michell and baed on Jane Austen’s 1817 novel of the same name. In her theatrical film debut, the British actress Amanda Root stars as protagonist Anne Elliot, while Ciarán Hinds plays her romantic interest, Captain Frederick Wentworth. 1,617 more words

Four- The Back-Up Dancers

Pre-Note: Yes, yes, I know this is a week late (as if anyone actively follows this), but I’ve been preoccupied and I’ve been binge-watching Netflix for the past week. 439 more words


Sunday Stumper #16: Minor Characters

We’ve decided to introduce a new weekly meme here at Brewing Up Books…Sunday Stumper! Each Sunday, we’ll be posting a literary based challenge, puzzle, game, etc. 557 more words


The Heart of OITNB - Season 3

At last season 3 of Orange is the New Black has been released. (June 12th). I finished watching it sometime last week. It took me about 3-4 days to finish the season. 361 more words