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A Study in Writing: Jack and the Cuckoo Heart

This week I wanted to discuss storytelling. Though this is in relation to a specific movie, this blog post is not a movie review. I merely seek to point out what I think went wrong with the movie’s narrative, character … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Epidemic

There seems to be a common disease that is becoming more and more prevalent. It’s been floating around in the movie industry for years now, but it seems to be spreading rather rapidly to the authors of this world. Before … Continue reading

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Say What?!

As a child, reading was a safe haven where every book was like traipsing through Beatrix Potter’s world. Innocent, carefree, it was a world of hope and freedom, where every danger was easily escapable. When reading classics, my parents chose … Continue reading

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Scholarship Writing

I don’t know about you guys, but the time has come around for me to be looking at scholarships. Yes, that’s right folks: scholarships. Actually, that time has been around for several months (or years, if you count my mom … Continue reading

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The Adventurer: Staff of Emperors – A Fan Fiction Sequel – Part 3

I’m sorry it’s been so long between these posts, but the holidays came up and the school year started all over again. On top of all that, I forgot. Oops! But I’m back now with part 3, the first portion … Continue reading

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The Adventurer: Staff of Emperors – A Fan Fiction Sequel – Part 2

Here’s this week’s little tidbit, part two of the prologue. Enjoy:   Egypt, 1885 He hated sand. The gritty element seemed to be everywhere in this wretched place. The only place he managed to escape it was in the comforts … Continue reading

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The Adventurer: Staff of Emperors – A Fan Fiction Sequel – Part 1

First off, a very Happy, if belated, Thanksgiving to you all! I hope that your day was filled with fun, family, laughter, and good memories. Today I return with the first part of my fan fiction sequel. If you recall … Continue reading

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The Adventurer: Staff of Emperors – A Fan Fiction Sequel – Introduction

At the beginning of this year, my mom found a movie on Netflix titled The Adventurer: Curse of the Midas Box. She suggested it to me and my pop. We decided to give it a go and, to our surprise, found … Continue reading

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Bound Book

News flash!!!!! Just discovered that the Fedex near us binds books, so I got my second book, Star of Egypt, bound yesterday afternoon!!!!! It was so exciting! Even though it didn’t look like a book you’d pick up at your local library … Continue reading

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Sticking to a Genre

It wasn’t just me right? Going over my own finished or started manuscripts, I found, to my alarm, that most of what I’m writing is only two genres: fantasy and adventure/mystery. Why? I’ve often thought up ideas that happened in … Continue reading

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