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Month: February, 2013

Book review: Requiem for a Dream

Requiem for a Dream: A Novel

Some stories can shake me to the core. Today, I finished one such story.

I’ve heard talk about the film Requiem for a Dream for several years now, how it’s considered one of the most disturbing and hopeless movies of all time.

Sounds fun, right?

Due to the hype, I decided to check out the novel off of which the film is based. Read the rest of this entry »

Nothing that happens to a writer is ever wasted.



“Open your mind to new experiences, particularly to the study of other people. Nothing that happens to a writer – however happy, however tragic – is ever wasted. Write what you need to write, not what is currently popular or what you think will sell.”

P.D. James