I feel like lately, writing has started to revolve around young adult readers more and more. Authors everywhere have been scrambling to write the next cool novel. The work they produce is still quality, with novels like The Fault in Our Stars, The Hunger Games, 13 Reasons Why, etc. But I was craving something different. So I picked up Breakfast with Buddha by Roland Merullo.
Breakfast with Buddha is a spiritual fiction…Continue
Writer's block can basically be defined as when a writer is unable to write something new. Which can be pretty crippling, seeing as how writing is a writer's only job! We've all faced writer's block at one point or another in our careers as students, whether you're up at two in the morning trying to think of the perfect conclusion to an essay, or brainstorming your next blog post on the Ning. Everyone is familiar with this feeling, when you're drawing a blank and have no idea what to put on…Continue
I just finished reading Leverage, by Joshua C. Cohen.
The story focuses on two characters, Danny and Kurt. Danny is scrawny, short, he's a state-bound sophomore gymnast and he's often mistaken for a freshman. He hates this fact, wanting no association with other skinny little freshmen. Danny tries his hardest to disassociate himself with any kind of weakness. Kurt on the other hand is massive, with a face covered in scars; everything about him screams…Continue
I was in the Media Center browsing, seeing as my English class sets aside time in class for independent reading, and I didn't have a book. I remembered reading a review here on the Fremd Ning saying good things about a book called Leverage by Joshua C. Cohen.
Interested, I checked it out. Before I even started the first page, I loved the book. All I needed to know was that other people liked it and it's about gymnastics. I had already formed a complete…Continue