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4 Overdone Fantasy Tropes To Avoid In Your Writing

Fantasy as a genre has the potential for great versatility. Sure, familiarity can be comforting, but when it comes to fantasy fiction there are certain tropes that have been overused to the point of being cliché. If you recognize these tropes in your own writing, you don’t have to discard them, but you might want to try to add an original twist to them or subvert them in one way or another in order to ensure that your writing feels fresh and original.

The Book Thief – book review and 3 astonishing quotes

Written by Markus Zusak, The Book Thief is a literary masterpiece about death, thievery and, well...books. Find out why you should read it.
Russian Literature: only sorrow and hopelessness?

Russian Literature: is it only sorrow and hopelessness?

Russian Literature is known for the afflicting themes it deals with: sorrow, poverty and sickness.

Dorian Gray: absolute morality and absurd immorality

In the preface of The Picture of Dorian Gray, we find this statement that claims ”there is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book”.
reading slump

Reading Slump: how to make the best of it in 7...

For some, a reading slump is a tragedy, but I feel it's OK to take a break from books because it's an opportunity to redirect your energy to other activities.
tom ripley

Tom Ripley is a charming killer and 5 books that prove...

If you're in search of a suspenseful crime saga, the Tom Ripley books written by Patricia Highsmith might be your answer.
Kant's morality

Philosophy – 3 reasons to save your life by reading

     Philosophy has been around since ancient times…literally.  But as humans became more and more interested in pragmatic ways to live, philosophy lost...

3 brilliant philosophers you should read in your late teens and...

Philosophers have been around for a really long time and it’s a pity we’ve lost our interest in them. My journey with philosophy started...
namjoon books

Namjoon of BTS: amazing books recommended (2)

This is the second reading list inspired by books Namjoon has recommended. Namjoon BOOKS Who is Namjoon?  books BTS is a 7-member boy band from South...
namjoon books

4 Amazing books Namjoon from BTS has recommended (1)

This is a list inspired by Namjoon's reading list. Namjoon books Who is Namjoon?  books BTS is a 7-member boy band from South Korea that has...

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Chia seeds: the surprising health benefits

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What are the signs that I’m in a toxic relationship?

When you are in toxic relationship you can find a reason to leave behind and be happy. Nobody can hold a relationship together when they are the only one doing the work.

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Scientists have discovered that happiness is in close connection to the serotonin level in our bodies. Therefore, if we find out ways to increase the serotonin level, we are one step closer to reaching the happiness we desire.