Unique Discussions

A Lifetime of Writing Goals

Recently I heard a man talk about goals and how we need to make bigger goals because they are acts of faith. Another speaker spoke about how essential it is to write these goals down so that we will start to plan how to achieve them otherwise they are only wishes. And a quoted man… Continue reading A Lifetime of Writing Goals

A to Z Challenge, Unique Discussions

The Defining Power of Relationships

During the course of April I completed a challenge to write everyday but Sundays. I did it! I focused on characters that I love...so what did I end up learning? I love challenges. If you plan well for them, you become empowered through the experience. Your ability to execute your ideas increases and the strength… Continue reading The Defining Power of Relationships

Manga-Anime Discussions, Unique Discussions

Top Ten Characters Who X

Are there Characters you'd Follow Anywhere? This week's Top Ten Tuesday over at The Broke and Bookish asks us to explore a list of characters of our own making. Read what I came up with: Manga Edition I love these kinds of questions because they make you seriously think about what you've read and experienced through the eyes… Continue reading Top Ten Characters Who X

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Links Amongst A Writing Storm

If this is your first time to my blog then you've landed in a post rich month! During the month of April I'm participating in a challenge to blog everyday of the month (except Sundays) and I've chosen characters to highlight. It's a fun topic where I get to focus on what I love but it… Continue reading Links Amongst A Writing Storm

A to Z Challenge, Unique Discussions

April Showers, May-ny Fantabluous…

This year I made lots of goals to make this blog a regular place I come to write. I've been pretty successful so far so I thought a challenge was in order. A blogging challenge hosted by a group of bloggers here with the theme reveals here. They've been around a few years and it's been a… Continue reading April Showers, May-ny Fantabluous…

Movie Discussions, Unique Discussions

Can You Be Hooked By A Podcast?

Bloggers in the movie review world love to talk about their podcasts. I never gave much thought to what that entailed, nor was I curious to search them out myself. I felt myself suitably busy with a couple blogs, my writing and all the media that I take in every week. That all changed in… Continue reading Can You Be Hooked By A Podcast?

TV Discussions, Unique Discussions

The Reality of Stress

Top Shot: Part 2 Shame is not a stranger to life. We all have those moments, some few, some many, that we are not proud to have committed and which threaten our belief in ourselves. The outcome of these actions is shame, but what instigates these moments? In today's world, the bane of existence isn't disease,… Continue reading The Reality of Stress

TV Discussions, Unique Discussions

The Reality of Guns

Top Shot: Part 1 I'm not a gun enthusiast. I don't remember touching a gun at any point in my life, let alone shooting one. I do believe in our second amendment right to bear arms. There has been legal squabbling over gun control for years as each side of the debate try to define… Continue reading The Reality of Guns

TV Discussions, Unique Discussions

The Many Varied Delights of K-Drama-Land

I'm a self-professed fangirl of the television exports from South Korea. Puzzled? If you're just coming into the conversation then bone up on the Hallyu wave by reading my primer here. If you're already in on the power of k-dramas then follow me as we explore the many varied delights of K-Drama-Land. Rarely are we in… Continue reading The Many Varied Delights of K-Drama-Land

All About Books, Unique Discussions

Story’s Love Affair w/Sex or Talk of Censorship

Yesterday I read a post from the wonderfully smart girls over at The Book Wars. Here she talks about dystopian fiction which is predominately found as a sub-genre of YA fiction. She made a really great case about how dystopian stories were less dystopian and more romance. What I found most disturbing was an assertation… Continue reading Story’s Love Affair w/Sex or Talk of Censorship

TV Discussions, Unique Discussions

A K-drama Primer

I lied. Let me explain. When I mentioned fangirls in my last post I claimed that I've never been a fangirl of even the most popular of fads. Well that isn't strictly true, recently I've become obsessed with a form of television so unique it has its own name - Korean dramas or k-dramas for short. The… Continue reading A K-drama Primer

All About Books, Manga-Anime Discussions, Movie Discussions, TV Discussions, Unique Discussions

Top Ten Characters I’d Never Trade Places With

Are there characters whose worlds you'd never want to live in? This week's Top Ten Tuesday over at The Broke and Bookish asks us to explore just such a question.  I took liberties with this list including other media types whose stories are all based on books. Manga, anime, movies and television all give us worlds we love… Continue reading Top Ten Characters I’d Never Trade Places With

All About Books, Unique Discussions

Top Ten Things on My Reading Wishlist

This is the first time I've participated in The Broke and Bookish's Top Ten Tuesday. I've seen several of her lists and as a list person myself find them creative and informative. This week's topic was so creative I had to participate myself: if you could make authors write about these things you would. It's… Continue reading Top Ten Things on My Reading Wishlist

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Resolute Resolutions for 2014

I firmly believe the best way to reach your goals is to start off as you mean to go along. Sure you can fall off the bandwagon at times but muscle memory will have you hopping to your feet to jump back on the train. For this reason I love the start of a new… Continue reading Resolute Resolutions for 2014

TV Discussions, Unique Discussions

The Character of Theme Music

Weekly Writing Challenge: Moved by Music We blog for a million different reasons, but in the end, we’re all storytellers. Creative Writing Challenges are here to help you push your writing boundaries and explore new ideas, subjects, and writing styles. Check out the challenge this week here. It doesn't matter what era you're from if… Continue reading The Character of Theme Music