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34 Books that Have Turned Into Great Movies

Although we have all seen movies that were based on books and were disappointed at the outcome, there were also many books that have turned into some really excellent movies, even if the movie adaptation didn’t always stay true to the source material. I love it when nothing in the plot is changed, but sometimes […]

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Wealthy Affiliate Negative Reviews – the Good, the Bad, and the Truthfully

Today, I came across a negative review about Wealthy Affiliate. It was bound to happen, wasn’t it? The internet is swarmed with glowing reviews of this affiliate marketing platform, there has to be something that may perhaps not be so great, right? Wealthy Affiliate negative reviews appear just like 1 star reviews on bestselling books. […]

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Strong Verbs Word List

What are synonyms for the word “say”? How many times can you repeat “he said”, “she said” in a novel without making it sound repetitive? How to avoid a frequent use of “was/were” and what are good synonyms for the verb “walk”? A strong verbs word list would definitely be a great help. You could […]

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Halloween Vampire Costume – Based on Book Characters

Perhaps, I like Halloween vampire costumes so much, because some of my books are about vampires. Honestly, I would love to dress up as Aurélie, the main vampire character in my debut novel Aurélie Survival. It would be such a cool idea to have a Halloween party themed with your favorite horror or fantasy book […]

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Why is Reading Important for Kids? Here are 5 Reasons Why

Why is reading important for kids? There are many reasons. Reading is great! There is no arguing against it. So, let’s find out why it is a good idea to let your child read. Vocabulary: your son/daughter learns new vocabulary. Values. Many books highlight certain values that your child may relate to Reading books aloud […]

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Historical Fantasy Books: Aurelie Survival – from the Terror of the French Revolution to the Dangers of Immortality

I love history and fantasy, and both of them combined can make an explosive combination. Imagine working fantastical elements into real historical events and creating a new story. In Lucan’s book I let my main character, Lucan, be an active participant in the murder plot on the Ancient Roman emperor Commodus, who in real life […]

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How to Write a Comment on a Blog

You may think, “what is there to write about? You just leave a comment, and that’s it.” True, that’s what those comment boxes are for, to write down your response, thoughts, or questions regarding a blog post. It can be positive or negative, it’s all fine, as long as it’s done respectfully, isn’t it? Then, […]

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A List of 7 Writing Strengths – Hold That Mighty Pen

Some say that writers are a different breed 😉 We often appear to be doing nothing when in fact we are busy in another world, plotting a whole new story. What to someone else is simply “staring into space” is a whole new book in the making for a writer. The crazy research that you […]