Review of “Room” by Emma Donoghue

room coverHello, everyone!

I’d like to start out with a little back-story with this book up for my review.

I was strolling through my Books-a-Million passing the time waiting for the excruciatingly slow city bus to come. It was extremely masochistic of me, surrounding myself with books; it was nearing the end of the month, so I barely had money left in my budget. Bibliophiles and stretched college funds just don’t mix, people! Continue reading “Review of “Room” by Emma Donoghue”

Review of “Steal Like an Artist” by Austin Kleon

My attempt at a newspaper blackout poem didn't turn out so well. I should leave it to Austin Kleon and another one of his books "Newspaper Blackout."
My attempt at a newspaper blackout poem didn’t turn out so well. I should leave it to Austin Kleon and another one of his books “Newspaper Blackout.”

Stealing Like An Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative” was written by Austin Kleon, who is known for his poems created from redacted newspaper articles. Now if you ask me, I’d say that’s pretty creative, so why not listen to what he says about creativity itself.

Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

The book details tips and reflections about influence and creativity. Its also jam packed with quotes from artists, writers, musicians and many others — perfect for any Pinterest board or real-life inspiration collection if that’s your thing.

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