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Stop Being Quirky

I was walking my dog Max a little while ago, because he’s a good boy when he’s not eating everything in sight. I got to a crosswalk, and as I waited for the light to change I saw a girl walking down the street, dressed in that “retro ‘90s” style.You know what I’m talking about: mid-level socks with frilly tops, tennis shoes from some weird-ass, extinct brand like Avia or Etonic, purple nylon windbreaker with an elastic bottom that makes that… 779 more words

Rants

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

#500 Days Of Summer

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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