Author Archives: Kate

Script Frenzy: OWNED.

So a couple of days ago, I finished Script Frenzy. And by this, I mean that I reached 100 pages of script. And then I immediately took a two-day vacation (even though I still haven’t technically typed “THE END.” That’s hopefully going to happen this weekend). Continue reading

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The final countdown

This title should really be sung if you want the full effect. So Script Frenzy has pretty much eaten my life. And that’s OK because, really, I would have been doing far less productive stuff in its stead. I am … Continue reading

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The Glass Castle, ***

By JEANNETTE WALLS They don’t make parents like they used to. I’ve had a hard time jumping on the memoir bandwagon. I tried to do so with A Million Little Pieces, and then about 20 pages in it came out … Continue reading

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So apparently this one space/two space debate has been going on for a while.

Today at work, I was fairly shocked to discover that nearly everyone there over the age of 25 believes that it is technically correct to put two spaces after the end of a sentence. Although we were allowed this in … Continue reading

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It’s plotting against me.

“It” being the writer’s block monster in my head. I’ve begun Script Frenzy and so far,  things have been going along fairly well. Except that I’ve already seemed to rearrange my plot a lot, and now I’m basically writing up … Continue reading

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The Kite Runner, ****

By KHALED HOSSEINI A non-Nicholas Sparks bestseller. So it was pretty good. The thing about The Kite Runner is that Hosseini manages to make his protagonist Amir both adorable and absolutely spineless. There are moments you want to shout at … Continue reading

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Enemies of the People, ****

When Kati Marton came on the The Colbert Report, she talked about her parents Endre and Ilona Marton, Hungarian journalists for the Associated Press who were under constant surveillance from the Hungarian AVO (a sort of Communist secret police). She learned most of the information about her parents’ life in Hungary not from her own experiences but from the meticulous AVO file that was kept about them. Continue reading

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