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The Rise Of Skywalker: Review

Man. Before we start, first of all, major spoilers ahead. Also, looking at my TLJ review has me nostalgic right now. Since there is a LONG post ahead, I'll break it up with some gifs. 😉 *drumroll please*  Review Goodness is wholesome, healing, exciting, inspiring, fulfilling, and uplifting. When you say a movie is good, you… Continue reading The Rise Of Skywalker: Review

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The Purification Era Series: You’ll Read It Again

I planned to finish Sowing, review it, post it, and then start on Quelling.  Things didn’t go as planned.  Mostly because the Purification Era Series is a brilliant book series, but I’ll get into that in a second. I’m going to avoid spoilers as well as I can, but please be aware that you will… Continue reading The Purification Era Series: You’ll Read It Again

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The Wind Rises: Dreams

Watching a good Ghibli movie is like getting hit by a train. Watching The Wind Rises is like falling into a sad and very beautiful dream. The Wind Rises is a semi-autobiographical movie about Jiro Hiroshiki, an engineer who made airplanes--specifically, the airplanes used to bomb Pearl Harbor and begin Japan's chapter in World War Two. The most… Continue reading The Wind Rises: Dreams

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Save Our Sanity: Freeing Yourself from Phone Addictions

New phones are great things. However, they come with a whole host of distractions...camera! Google! Youtube! Chief of all: social media. As an infamous procrastinator myself, I find that social media pulls my already limited concentration into a million different pieces. What should we do, then? Forswear all of it forever? With all things in… Continue reading Save Our Sanity: Freeing Yourself from Phone Addictions

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E-D-I-T-I-N-G

Your fingers hover over the keyboard. You know what you should do, but you can’t bring yourself to do it. Ah, yes: Editing. The dreaded word. Don’t feel bad: it’s true for every author. No one’s thoughts and ideas appear on paper the exact way we imagine.     Especially in environments (your ENG II… Continue reading E-D-I-T-I-N-G