Ashley Ram

Favourite reads and life in writing!

Book Information: Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Year Published: 2008 Page Count: 360 Genre: Historical Fiction & Mythology Fusion Pacing: Drawling | Slow | Suspenseful Build | Fluctuating | Steady | Fast | Vague Type: Fantasy | Mix | Realism

Aside from the intense fantasy adventure stories I usually read, historical fiction is another personal favourite genre of mine. It’s not always as action-packed but often the internal conflicts exude more energy than anything else. Sandalwood Death is one of those books. This was a friends’ recommendation showcasing a fearless rendition of political corruption in …

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While all the chaos brewed by both Mother Nature and her mischievous children who can’t seem to follow simple safety rules, the book industry still continued to soar with some new releases. One of the most popular and talked about releases was Crescent City by Sarah J. Mass. I spent a good month or four …

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Other than figuring out whether to get the right eye or hair color, getting actors to truly embody an existing fictional character is challenging and far too underestimated. Sure Zendaya could dye her hair red to appease the over-dramatic fandom but that doesn’t really make her Mary Jane nor does Daniel Radcliffe just having glasses …

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Original and Fan-fiction have always had a clash for many reasons. However as time went on, both mediums are now starting to live together in the entertainment industry. Perhaps not in full harmony but whether each party likes it or not, both mediums now have an interest and use in todays’ market. This week I …

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There’s a million reasons why a book takes a long time to finish. Mostly it’s because the writer wants to provide the best possible story to their audience ensuring everything is interesting, engaging and able to evoke emotions/messages. Sometimes this involves changing the plot altogether for the sake of the story. I’ve had to go …

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