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Book Sales and Taking Chances

I absolutely love book sales. I always get so excited when I see the tables set up laden with books and I can’t wait to start digging through those boxes! 800 more words

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Film Review No.373: Empire Records

The 90s was a magical time for small cinema to get noticed. There was a slew of directors coming from nowhere with fresh new films. Films like Robert Rodriguez’s El Mariachi, Kevin Smith’s Clerks Jean Pierre Jeunet’s City of Lost Children and so on, all came from fresh minds looking to get noticed. 1,322 more words

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Document Organisation

“To love rightly is to love what is orderly and beautiful in an educated and disciplined way.” Plato

It’s fair to say that in the past my document organisation has been a little… …

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List of Genres

This is a far-from exhaustive list of genres that I have summarised from this list on Wikipedia.

(I have left out some genres; probably more because of a lack of understanding or appreciation on my part. 522 more words


Genre Specifics

After watching Mad Max: Fury Road, the most awesome movie of 2015!, I started to wonder about the genre specifics and how sometimes it’s necessary to understand what to expect. 697 more words


Genre Fixation: Upmarket Fiction

In several posts, I have raged against the literary fiction v. genre fiction situation in the publishing world. One is held in high regard yet is often boring, the other is derided as trite or too commercial. 614 more words


Just for Fun: Outside the Box

In life, we often find ourselves doing things the same way, day in and day out.  Today let’s try to branch out a little bit.  Just for fun today, let’s take a moment and write something in a different style or genre than usual. 113 more words