Reading Like A Writer | What Has Changed About My Reading Habits

Last week, I shared a blog post chronicling my experiences reading Twilight for the first time (if you missed it, you can find it here). As I was working my way through the popular YA vampire drama/romance, I started making some realizations about my own reading habits. One in particular really caught my attention: it has […]

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Reading Twilight For The First Time | A Chronicle of Thoughts

The Twilight Saga is a series that the internet has picked on ruthlessly. From saying author Stephenie Meyer’s writing style mimics what comes out if you bang your head against the keyboard to the overall strangeness of its central love triangle and for some reason a recent meme of the CGI face of Renesmee as a […]

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Take Your Sweet Time | What I Learned From A Jesse McCartney Concert

My favorite feeling in the world is contained within those seconds where the lights go out at a concert just before the band takes the stage. In recent years, I’ve become a frequent concertgoer. Some of the artists I’ve seen are newer favorites like Vance Joy, and some have been old favorites like The All-American […]

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A Brief Class on Semicolons

Ahead of participating in an online course on Jane Austen’s life (which I wrote a post about), I reread many of her works and read those I had not. Among other things I noticed about her writing style was her frequent use of the semicolon. Take a look at these randomly-selected passages from three of Austen’s […]

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A Change In The Atmosphere | ASMR’s Role In My Writing Habits

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) is a trend that has been experiencing a massive rise in popularity on the internet in the past few years. It’s defined as, “a feeling of well-being combined with a tingling sensation in the scalp and down the back of the neck, as experienced by some people in response to a […]

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