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Why English, Creative Writing and the Fantasy Genre are all good things

When people ask me what I’m currently doing, or what I’m majoring in, I tell them the truth. I tell them that I am currently working towards a BA in English, with an interest in creative writing. Normally, there are only two kinds of responses to my revelation. The first is usually just “Oh, that’s good.” or  “How interesting”  with the kind of tone that belies what they just said. The second case is when people ask “Oh, well what can you do with that?”. I can’t tell you how many times this happens to me and it gets old relatively quickly. Continue reading Why English, Creative Writing and the Fantasy Genre are all good things

The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss

 

Image of the book cover of The Slow Regard of Silent Things
Image of the book cover of The Slow Regard of Silent Things

If you understand obsessive-compulsive disorder, keep reading.

And if you don’t, well, then definitely keep reading. Because what Patrick Rothfuss has done with his novella, The Slow Regard of Silent Things, is create a window into the mind of a young woman who lives—and thrives—surrounded by the ever vigilant demons of o.c.d. Continue reading The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss