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Literary Paraphernalia: Adult Coloring Books

As soon as adult coloring books became a thing (I really don’t know what defines “a thing” – I just know that everyone I know is talking about them), I wanted to do a post taking a look at the … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Want to Learn a New Literary Technique? Turn to Disney.

While Disney is controversial in the feminist realm for weak female characters, selling the image of a passive woman being the only desirable type of woman and a host of other things I won’t list here (but will rather link … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: How to Write Bad Metaphors

Let’s face it, metaphors (or as Wikipedia defines it: a figure of speech that describes a subject by asserting that it is, on some point of comparison, the same as another otherwise unrelated object) are all over the place and … Continue reading

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Literary Paraphernalia: 10 Ways to Upcycle Old, Beat Up Books

It’s time yet again for some cool DIY projects for the summer. If you have older, beat up books that you’d like to give new life to (or perhaps some old text books you weren’t able to sell back), we … Continue reading

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Literary Paraphernalia: 10 Poetry-Inspired Pieces of Etsy Gear

Happy National Poetry Month! To get you in the mood to celebrate this wonderful time of the year, we thought we’d share some Etsy gear inspired by some of our favorite poets. Don’t be a nobody—or do. I think she … Continue reading

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Movie Haikus

Buzzfeed ran a cute listicle (list+article, emphasis on the list part) turning Disney movies into haikus. We all found it pretty amusing: I liked these so much I figured I’d making a writing exercise based off of this article—I was … Continue reading

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Literature and Author Inspired Mixed Drinks

Happy Friday before St. Patrick’s Day. We know what you’re all looking for, and we have it right here for you. While others may be drinking green beer, you’ll have a plethora of mixed drinks inspired by authors and their … Continue reading

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Found Poems, Take 2

One of my classes this quarter requires a creative element for our final, so I decided to do some found poetry. The book that I took the poems from is called So Long a Letter by Mariama Bâ. It was … Continue reading

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Buzzfeed Has Some Good Lists for Fans of Literature

Honestly, I’ve been surprised lately by the content of Buzzfeed. Setting aside the Justin Bieber arrest gifs, Buzzfeed has some cool things for you to check out if you’re a fan of literature. (Click on the image to be taken … Continue reading

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The Last Bookstore in Downtown L.A.

This weekend I got to go to The Last Bookstore and, holy heck, I love it. As previous readers will note, I have a thing for bookstores where I want to travel the world and buy a book from each. … Continue reading

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