Tag: Divergent

Jun 02 2019

Sunday Stealing Movie Questions

Sunday Stealing Questions to get to know each other. What was your first movie-going experience without your parents? All of them. But anyway, it was in seventh grade. The Addams Family. Do you still buy DVDs or Blu Rays (or do you just stream them)? Streaming. What is your guilty pleasure movie? What about it …

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Apr 28 2019

Sunday Stealing and Melanin

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Sunday Stealing Questions to get to know each other. Your favorite songs Kennedy Your favorite bands Kill Hannah Your favorite actors or actresses Tom Hanks, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Jason Momoa, Ellen DeGeneres, Michelle Rodriguez Your favorite books Moonless (Maiden of Time Book 1) by Crystal Collier, The Kingkiller Chronicles by Patrick Rothfuss, (and my …

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May 19 2017

Book Opening Analysis

I’m reading: 47 Mind Hacks for Writers by Karen Dimmick & Steve Dimmick and using the exercises as blog post prompts. I’m going to analyze the style of writing from books I like. Since openings are what I struggle with the most, I’m going to focus there. Red Queen “I hate First Friday.” Right off …

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Aug 21 2015

#boutofbooks 14 Day 5 is on My Birthday

Welcome! Come on in. Would you like a slice of cake? Red Velvet, White cake with Baileys Cream Cheese Icing, or Dark Chocolate Guinness Cake with strawberries? Today’s #BoutOfBooks challenge is on the blog of Blue Books and Butterflies. Pick two characters from two different books who will be great together in a romantic relationship. …

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Jun 05 2014

The #amwriting #whywrite #process hop

The Writer’s Blog Hop — Mention the person who tagged you. Answer four questions. Tag three people. (Those three do the same on their blog.)   My thanks to Lisa M. Lilly for tagging me in this hop.   Lisa M. Lilly is an attorney and author. She lives in Chicago, where she serves as …

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May 05 2014

Express Yourself on page 89

FICTION: Beneath it is a sketch of a bird in flight. “It’s a raven,” a voice behind me says. DIVERGENT   NON-FICTION:

Mar 31 2014

Divergent Diverges

The movie was pretty good. The real question is: how did it stack up to the book. Not as good. Did it diverge? Well… no one loses an eye.   How do the relationships hold up? A bit under explained. The way Al seemed to feel about Tris in the book doesn’t get enough screen …

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