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YA Cliches to Avoid ASAP

Being a writer for Young Adult fiction (commonly known as YA), I’ve read hundreds of books. Within all these books, there are sometimes cliches that I absolutely cannot stand. 684 more words

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Manic Pixie Dream Girl Movie Trope - It's Not MPDG's Faults

What is Manic Pixie Dream Girl exactly and when it started?

Well, the term Manic Pixie Dream Girl was first coined by Nathan Rabin.  497 more words

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Meeting the Unpredictable by Riann C. Miller

4 Stars

Meeting the Unpredictable is the 2nd book I’ve read by Riann C. Miller. She’s an author that’s new to me this year and someone I’m keeping an eye on. 411 more words

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Manic Pixie Dream Girl Me Up

“What do you want to be when you grow up, Sarah?”  The teacher asks her young pupil.

“A Manic Pixie Dream girl, that’s what I want to be”.   733 more words

So Let's Talk About the Manic Pixie Dream Girl

Personally, I love some of the character but not the trope. There are those people in our lives that bring us up out of our brooding or depression or anxiety and it does matter who is which gender or if we’re both the same. 650 more words

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NO ONE BLOW ON MY SHOULDER PLEASE: 6 Things We Learned from A Walk to Remember

Boy meets girl, but girl has cancer. It gets worse.

Join Leann and Eryn as we g-chat our way through A Walk to Remember, a Nicholas Sparks novel-based film that Leann calls “a middle school crying movie,” and Eryn (now seeing it for the first time) calls “the worst kind of discourse about suffering” and also “oh jeeeeeeeeeeeeeeez.” 1,139 more words

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