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Game of Thrones: From Overrated to Properly rated.

Game of Thrones is an interesting television phenomena. Its a highly popular show worldwide as its the most pirated television show. However,  the average individual probably doesn’t know what is going on show and for a long time that included me. 795 more words

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Wisdom #16: Keeping the Edge

“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”

– George R.R. Martin

If I remember correctly, Tyrion Lannister said this quote in the first novel in the  64 more words

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The REAL Prologue

This post will then serve as the real prologue into my digital essay for the Game of Thrones and Transmedia Medievalism.

My essay topic is:  101 more words

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When your fictional world speaks a language you don't

Writing stories set in fictional worlds that speak a language you don’t is not a new thing. Several writers have taken the J.R.R. Tolkien route and invented a completely new language or taken the… 374 more words

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WWW Wednesday, 27-May-2015

Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at Should be Reading and revived here on Taking on a World of Words. Just answer the three questions below and leave a link to your post in the comments for others to look at. 425 more words

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Recent Reads: "A Dance With Dragons" by George R.R. Martin

A Dance With Dragons (A Song Of Fire And Ice, Book #5)
George R.R. Martin
Epic Fantasy
959 pages (hardcover)

Synopsis:

In the aftermath of a colossal battle, the future of the Seven Kingdoms hangs in the balance—beset by newly emerging threats from every direction. 1,474 more words

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Game of Thrones Review: "The Gift" Isn't Quite That

Some of you may find it odd to begin reviewing a show 47 hours into its run, but as my 1989 Buick Park Avenue will attest, I am nothing if not timely. 1,964 more words

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