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Review: Writers Writing Dying: Poems by C.K. Williams 

Summary: a collection of random poems by Williams regarding life lessons, family, career, and random philosophies about life. Genre: Poetry Page Length: 80 Published: October 2012 Going to skip the usual pros and cons and just write a general paragraph about this one: I only enjoyed about two poems from this entire book. A lot… Continue reading Review: Writers Writing Dying: Poems by C.K. Williams 

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Review: My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness by Kabi Nagata (translated by Jocelyne Allen)

This is the first Japanese manga I've read, and I'm happy to say it was such an enjoyable experience that it makes me want to read more of it. On to my thoughts: Summary: An autographical manga about Nagata's own experiences and struggles with sexuality, depression, an eating disorder, anxiety, and family expectations. Page Length:… Continue reading Review: My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness by Kabi Nagata (translated by Jocelyne Allen)

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An Honest, Unapologetic Job Review

This is vastly different from my usual reviews and book-related stuff, though I wanted to speak out about this. Below is an in-depth experience about my time as a freelance writer and editor working for someone who, at first, was decent, though quickly turned disrespectful and unprofessional when I finally stood up for myself. There's… Continue reading An Honest, Unapologetic Job Review

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4 Ways To Potentially Make Money As A Book Blogger

Let's be honest, book blogging is hardly a job that one can quit their day job for and financially depend on for full-time. And perhaps that's not what a majority of us are looking for out of blogging anyway. Maybe we just enjoy talking about things on the internet. But, it would be a plus… Continue reading 4 Ways To Potentially Make Money As A Book Blogger

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#ThanksForTyping Honors Women Writers Behind The Scenes

University of Virginia English professor and author Bruce Holsinger has brought a wonderful new hashtag to Twitter. #ThanksForTyping pays homage and offers much-deserved recognition to the women writers behind the scenes, whether it be the work they did for their husbands or any other male counterpart, who equally worked their butts off on the finished… Continue reading #ThanksForTyping Honors Women Writers Behind The Scenes

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6 Beautiful, Though Lesser Known, Anne Frank Quotes

Just about everyone has read Anne Frank's diary either while in school or during their own leisure reading time. And, truthfully, I have yet to meet or talk to anyone who wasn't influenced by it in some way or another. People from all backgrounds, beliefs, and races, can read through this young woman's diary, nearly… Continue reading 6 Beautiful, Though Lesser Known, Anne Frank Quotes

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10 Of The Most Inspiring Quotes By Female Authors

In an age when females are often challenged for truly embracing the quirky, unique, and wonderful things that make us US, it's encouraging to see news stories, quotes, books, and all the rest rejoicing in the power of women in ALL ways. I am VERY proud to be a black young woman and I love… Continue reading 10 Of The Most Inspiring Quotes By Female Authors

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Get Ready: Here’s A List Of Every Single Book Emma Watson Has Recommended

Among our celebrity book lovers is the wonderful Emma Watson who has gained notoriety as much for her work for women’s rights and spreading the love of literature as she has in her role as Hermoine in the beloved Harry Potter movies. The 26 year old actress is truly a young woman worthy of admiration and… Continue reading Get Ready: Here’s A List Of Every Single Book Emma Watson Has Recommended

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NaNoWriMo Guidance: 5 Books To Help Writers Stay Focused, On Track, And Inspired

NaNoWriMo is one of the main events that bookworms and aspiring writers look for during the warm, chill month of November. Even if you don’t plan to take it too seriously, it’s a great chance to stretch your writing skills and even strengthen them. So, regardless of where you are in your NaNoWriMo journey (enduring… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Guidance: 5 Books To Help Writers Stay Focused, On Track, And Inspired