• Book review The Dream Thives by Maggie Stiefvater
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    Book review: The Dream Thieves

    Book review of The Dream Thieves The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater is the second book in the Raven Cycle, following The Raven Boys. It’s a fantasy series about teenagers, spirit paths, magic and mysteries. Summary In this book, we focus more on some of the Aglionby boys. The boys Blue had promised herself she wouldn’t hang out with. One of them have a secret that is both thrilling and dangerous. “Ronan is the most dangerous of all. He’s the haunted one, the darkest, the most raven. His dreams invade reality and confuse what is true. With magic growing stronger around them, now is a time to be wary. Before…

  • The association game a writing exercise
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    Writing exercise: the association game

    What is an association game? Association games are well-known within theatres and as a practice in creative thinking in general. There are a ton of ways to go about it, but here I’ll provide you with a suggestion on how to use it with creative writing, to generate new ideas. Association game First of all this exercise is about jumpstarting your creativity and thinking outside the box. Maybe you have a certain scene or character in your story, that you’re a bit stuck with. Perhaps something is just missing or you’re unsure of how your worldbuilding is going to hold up. This is where the association game can prove to…

  • Bookreview The Lost Plot by Genevieve Cogman
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    Bookreview: The Lost Plot

    Bookreview of The Lost Plot This is my bookreview of The Lost Plot by Genevieve Cogman. It is the fourth book in The Invisible Library series about the interdimensional Librarian spy, Irene Winters. Summary “The Lost Plot is an action-packed literary adventure. In a 1930s-esque Chicago, Prohibition is in force, fedoras, flapper dresses and tommy guns are in fashion, and intrigue is afoot. Intrepid Librarians Irene and Kai find themselves caught in the middle of a dragon vs dragon contest. […] this could even trigger war. Irene and Kai find themselves trapped in a race against time (and dragons) to procure a rare book. They’ll face gangsters, blackmail and fiendish…

  • Bookreview The Burning Page by Genevieve Cogman
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    Bookreview: The Burning Page

    Bookreview ‘The Burning Page’ Here is my bookreview of The Burning Page. It’s the third instalment in The Invisible Library Series by author Genevieve Cogman. The main character is a hardworking interdimensional librarian secret agent and she is always on a mission.  Summary “Librarian spy Irene has professional standards to maintain. Standards that absolutely do not include making hasty, unplanned escapes through a burning besieged building. […] Gates back to the Library are malfunctioning across a multitude of worlds, creating general havoc. She [Irene] and Kai are tasked with a mission to St Petersburg’s Winter Palace, to retrieve a book which will help restore order. […] A nightmare figure bent…

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    Bookreview: The Masked City

    This is my bookreview of “The Masked City” by Genevieve Cogman. This is the second in a book-series about the interdimensional book-stealing librarian, Irene Winters.  Summary Borrowed from the authors webpage: “Librarian-spy Irene is working undercover in an alternative London when her assistant Kai goes missing. She discovers he’s been kidnapped by the fae faction and the repercussions could be fatal. Not just for Kai, but for whole worlds. […] Irene’s mission to save Kai and avert Armageddon will take her to a dark, alternate Venice where it’s always Carnival. Here Irene will be forced to blackmail, fast talk, and fight. Or face death.” Verdict (As this book is part…

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    Bookreview: The Invisible Library

    This is my bookreview of “The Invisible Library” by Genevieve Cogman. This is the first in a book-series about the interdimensional book-stealing librarian, Irene Winters. I know, it sounds super weird but it’s actually Irene’s job to steal books. Her adventures are high-adrenaline mysteries starring a kick-ass booklover. Summary Borrowed from the authors webpage: “Irene is a professional spy for the mysterious Library, which harvests fiction from different realities. And along with her enigmatic assistant Kai, she’s posted to an alternative London. Their mission – to retrieve a dangerous book. But when they arrive, it’s already been stolen. London’s underground factions seem prepared to fight to the very death to…

  • Halloween Writing Prompt Challenge 2018
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    Halloween Writing Prompt Challenge 2018

    Halloween is just around the corner, and what better way to kickstart October, than a writing challenge! Because all my other writing prompts have been so popular, I’ve made one just for Halloween. The Halloween Writing Prompt Challenge #2018 is here! I’ve tried to keep it a bit ‘traditional’ in terms of the theme. You can use these halloween writing prompts to write in any genre you want. You can even use them as drawing prompts, if you’re doing the inktober drawing challenge! Have you never tried using writing prompts before? How about reading a little about the different kinds of prompts and how to use it to kickstart your…

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    Bookreview: “The Lifechanging Magic of not giving a F**k”

    I read “The lifechanging magic of not giving a f**k” by Sarah Knight and here is my review. I picked this book up during a vacation in London, UK. It proved to be the perfect read at the time, since we were stuck at Stansted Airport in the plane and in baggage claim for almost 12 hours. The lifechanging magic of not giving a f**k I.Loved.This.Book. I can’t even tell you how much it just resonated with me. First of all it was so liberating to just read the f-word in a self-help-ish lifestyle book. Thank you, for not being too clean and serious. Second of all, I actually read…