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Book Reviews, Bearing Disability, Student Life and more

PIP: Preparation

So, lately I have spoken a lot about the disability benefit, Personal Independence Plan (PIP) and it was suggested by my dad that I write a post on what the assessor is looking for. So if you have recently got a letter asking you to attend a PIP assessment, I have some insight in what to expect and how to treat the assessment. Now, the first thing you need to […]

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Masters: My weeks so far

New Campus…es I went to the University of Derby for my undergraduate and have returned for my Masters year. For my undergrad, I was at the main campus, a building that is designed like a compass—almost. Classrooms that began with E was in East Tower, classrooms that began with N were in north tower. Student support was in south tower It only got confusing west. Which is the entrance. There […]

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Lola Rose by Jacqueline Wilson| Berg’s Book Club

Jacqueline Wilson is known, and sometimes criticised, for writing books about children in hardship. Her book, Lola Rose is no different. It touches upon the violence and unexpected situations that some young children have to deal with on a daily basis and the fear, behaviour issues and confusion that this can cause children. Jayni and Kenny are no different, confused and hurt by her dad and lost by her mother’s ill fortune, Jayni and Kenny don’t know what to do. 

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Types of Writers and 10 Tips For Joining A Writer’s Group

Originally posted on Morgan Hazelwood: Writer In Progress:
I’ve heard myths of writers who produce amazing works from within a vacuum. Writing can be very solitary work. You, the keyboard, and the depths of your imagination. It’s easy to feel like you’re locked away from the world (or perhaps escaping from the world) while you craft the story you want to tell. It doesn’t have to be that way. In…

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Moving in – student halls

Today, I’ll be discussing my experience living with halls and my excitement with my new halls. And it is exciting. I moved into halls on Saturday and I have a good feeling about this year. It doesn’t feel like my other two halls, where I have had a few bad experiences.  It feels like a proper flat (apartment), I mean it actually has a washing machine! And I will be with a friend. All good things. 

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Book Review: Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel (Themis Files #1)

Originally posted on Keeper of Pages:
I’m sure Beth @ Bibliobeth has a talent for picking out amazing books for us to read together! Sleeping Giants was our August buddy read, and we both loved it, and I think it’s so fitting that one of the main characters in this sci-fi novel is a scientist, and I got to read this novel with a scientist, thanks Beth! Deadwood, USA. A girl sneaks out…

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Paws and Prose: Creating Character

Building characters is one of the hardest steps of writing a story. Without a character in mind, you cannot tell a story and so it is an important step but what makes a good character? What makes the reader care about the tiny life you put onto a page? This post will discuss the sympathy, motivation and understanding of a character that needs to take place for the character to be strong and well-rounded.

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