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Book Recommendations for Fans Of: Harry Potter

I know, I know, none of these book are ever going to compare to Harry Potter, but that isn’t the point. They’re not trying to replace the hole in your heart when the last book/film came out, they’re just giving you something else to enjoy. Whenever I’ve needed a heavy dose of magic mixed with… Continue reading Book Recommendations for Fans Of: Harry Potter

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Essential Star Wars: The Clone Wars Episodes for Fans of the Franchise

One of my friends is a massive Star Wars fan, like myself, and though I’ve managed to make him start watching Rebels (which he loved) and he knows Legends well, he has never seen the Clone Wars. The Clone Wars TV show (and the TV film that acts as a first episode) is clearly aimed… Continue reading Essential Star Wars: The Clone Wars Episodes for Fans of the Franchise

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Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Action or Drama – YOU decide

Guest post by Mumina Akthar In the comfort of my room, books and TV shows have always provided me with my own mini haven. I would label myself a TV series addict. I watch a lot and always have. I follow a series through to the very end even if it gets dreary (too loyal).… Continue reading Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Action or Drama – YOU decide

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Shows to Watch to Fill the Void Now This Season of Game of Thrones Is Over

Season 6 of Game of Thrones went out with a bang (or multiple deaths as usual), yet we just can’t get enough of the self-torture of watching our favourite characters die. Game of Thrones offers everything; strong characters, beautiful costumes and an intricate plot laced with betrayal. Now that it’s over, how are we supposed… Continue reading Shows to Watch to Fill the Void Now This Season of Game of Thrones Is Over

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Cliches: Expectations vs Reality

These are some of the cliches that have appeared in stories and films over the years. Today, we’re going to compare what it would be like as depicted in the fictional story, and how that would translate to the real world. Falling… onto your lips This is quite prominent in Korean Dramas, when two people… Continue reading Cliches: Expectations vs Reality

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Getting to Know Your Characters (Fandom Edition)

Developing your characters isn’t an easy task. There’s many things that get overlooked, either that or you’re spending so many hours on questionnaires that getting down to the writing isn’t happening. The thing is you could go through a hundred different questionnaires (like ours!) to help you get to know your character, but chances are… Continue reading Getting to Know Your Characters (Fandom Edition)

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Favourite Female Characters

After last week’s article about well-developed female characters, I thought it would be a  good time to discuss my favourite female characters of all time. Whether they’re in books, comics, TV, film or game, these are my favourite female characters and those that I think are the most well-developed. It’s characters like these that I want to… Continue reading Favourite Female Characters