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Good Reads

Hey, Bentley!  We’re back with another installment of our tutors’ answers to writing-related questions. This one’s a short one:  What’s the best thing you’ve read recently?  Dan:  Flash Fiction Forward:  80 Very Short Stories. Nicole:  The Mortal Instruments series by … Continue reading

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What to Adapt and What to Create

Almost every new movie that is being produced these days has been adapted from a “true story” or from a novel. Why does it seem that the film industry is not looking for the next big idea anymore, but instead, … Continue reading

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Hungry for the Apocalypse

During the past year, unless you lived under a rock, you know The Hunger Games trilogy took the world by storm.  To refresh your memory (this is just the sparknotes version), the story is set in the future, when the … Continue reading

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What Makes Harry Potter so Magical?

Why am I still a loyal Potterhead, five years after the last Harry Potter book was published? My alarm clock wakes me up with the chimes of Hedwig’s Theme. My future cat is already named Dobby. When I study abroad … Continue reading

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Why the Book is Always Better

I know I’m not the only one out there who cringes a bit when someone who claims to be an avid Harry Potter fan admits to never having actually picked up one of the books. And over the past few … Continue reading

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Oh, the Places You’ll Read!

Let’s face it, there just isn’t enough time in a day to get our work done and go to the millions of group meetings Bentley is notorious for and manage to have somewhat of a social life.  That being the … Continue reading

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Books without Borders

After 40 years, it’s hard to believe Borders has gone out of business. Every memory I have of the place consists of me weaving in and out of the infamous 30-person register line while I attempt to find one of … Continue reading

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