Textrovert – Book Review

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Textrovert by Lindsey Summers

I requested this book because it said that it was a Wattpad book
that’s going to be published. Wattpad has some great stories and is an amazing platform to launch a writing career so of course, I want to support it in any way that I can. This story was originally published on Wattpad as The Cell Phone Swap. I read both the Wattpad version and this eARC before writing this review.

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The Right Word is the Simpler Word

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by Millie Ho

Note: This is a follow-up video/post to my post “To People Who Think I Use Big Words to Sound Smart”.

After reading Mystic River by Dennis Lehane, which was full of clear and powerful language, I realized that the right word is often the simpler word.

This is because the goal of communication is to make sure you are understood. It’s less about what you know and more about how you show what you know.

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Does Your Book Need a Sequel?

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by John Briggs

Should your book be part of a series or a stand-alone?

Creating sequels to books is big business these days. It’s the popular thing and profitable thing to do, spurred on by the tremendous success of series like Harry Potter. Authors now, more often than not, conceive their books from the very first draft as multi-part series of epic proportions to relay an immense tale of, one hopes, great meaning or enjoyment.

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Do Creative “Golden Ages” Matter?

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by Pekoeblaze

It seems like every creative medium, genre etc… has at least one “golden age” – a time when it was consistently at it’s absolute best.

For science fiction, this was probably the 1950s-60s and/or the 1980s-90s. For computer and video games, this was probably the 1990s (no prizes for guessing what inspired this article. Surprisingly though, it wasn’t “Doom II”). For British comics, this was probably the 1980s-90s. I could go on for a while… but all of the “golden ages” I can think of are in the past.

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Is This the End of Dystopia?

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by J. U. Scribe

This was the question that was raised in the back of my mind in the beginning of 2016. It’s no secret the latest Allegiant movie starring Shailene Woodley bombed at the box office. That came in the heels of the weak performance of another Sci-Fi movie: The 5th Wave, debuting at a little over ten million for its opening weekend. Up till last fall, YA books seemed to be all the rage especially from the dystopian sector.

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Love Muffin and Chai Latte – Book Review

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Love Muffin and Chai Latte by Anya Wylde

Wait , wait before I start babbling about the book, anyone having the
urge to just go to a cafe or bakery right now or is it just me?

Also I don’t know why I just adored that title “Love Muffin and Chai
Latte” (Maybe because I’m a foodie), but that was until I found out
Love Muffin was actually a nickname given by Tabitha to Chris (*puke).

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