Tag Archives: 2014

[Think Aloud] – #4 – Negative Reading Experiences and Second Chances

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Think Aloud explores book-related discussions encompassing reading, writing, blogging, and perhaps newsworthy content. The focus is to push the boundaries, stretch the mind, and encourage dialogue within this community. Let’s all think out loud.

Table Topic:
 Negative Reading Experiences
and Second Chances

Abstract:

People forgive but they never forget. Does a jaded reading experience (and ultimately a “poorly rated” book) warrant the forgoing of an author’s other written work?

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[He Said, She Said] – Let’s Get It On: Sex In Fiction

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HE SAID, SHE SAID is a brand-new monthly feature created and hosted by Rachel @ Confessions of a Book Geek and Joey @ Thoughts and Afterthoughts where formality is thrown out the window in no-holds-barred discussions on all things bookish.


Welcome to our first ever He Said/She Said discussion! Following on from last month’s #sexmeup readathon, we’ve cranked up the heat as we get down and dirty with a three-part discussion on Sex in Fiction. So dim the lights, turn up that Marvin Gaye, and join us as we take you into the steamy world of NA/Adult Fiction.

Segments have been colour-coded for easier reading:

[Discussion Prompts] | [Important Info]

In this discussion:

[She Said]  |  [He Said] 

…and I hope you drop a comment in regards to the prompts at the end of this discussion! Sex can be the elephant in the room, but it doesn’t have to be, and so I hope we’re able to open up some channels of dialogue to just have a good chat–positive, negative, in-between–share your thoughts!

Disclaimer: This post may contain explicit content.


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[Think Aloud] – #3 – The Standards of Unique Character Names

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Think Aloud explores book-related discussions encompassing reading, writing, blogging, and perhaps newsworthy content. The focus is to push the boundaries, stretch the mind, and encourage dialogue within this community. Let’s all think out loud.

Table Topic:
The Standards of
Unique Character Names

Abstract:

John Doe B is incomparable to John Doe A.

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