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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
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The first of many terrific novels has helped me understand, from the perspective of the audience, not as a writer, how to capture a reader. Digging empty holes, metaphorically speaking, and leaving them empty is how to keep a reader interested. The s ...more
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
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Another story that has helped set a stepping stone for the foundation of my writing career is "Frankenstein." The classic novel has helped me understand how to use emotions within a novel. The emotional state is a very important part of a novel to un ...more
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
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The second novel of seven has helped me understand how to continue a story from a previous one. Remembering each concept is very important to keep the consistency alive. The creativity of the author has helped me realize that there are no limits to w ...more
Halo by William C. Dietz
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Similar to the First Strike, this sci-fi novel expands the mind and knowledge of the reader. Reaching the lengths of the unknown is what a writer should look forward too. How this book has helped me become a better writer and reader is by understandi ...more
Halo by Eric S. Nylund
Halo: First Strike
by Eric S. Nylund (Goodreads Author)
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A book that is based off a game captures the interest mainly of gamers. But, honestly, books that are based off of games go into depth that most of the time the book has nothing to do with the game. This being a Sci-fi novel, the creative use of what ...more
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
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This was one of the first books that I read as a child. It has influenced many ideas that have helped me be creative with other stories. This is a book that sets the foundation for the future of reading and writing. Mark Twain is brilliant with his u ...more
Already Dead by Denis Johnson
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Denis Johnson’s, Already Dead: A California Gothic depicts how one evades and travels through life having only the landscape as the ultimate guide. There are no shortcuts. The unexpected is to be expected when reading this novel because of all the t ...more
The Fall of Reach by Eric S. Nylund
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Sci-fi novels each have their distinct appeal. Many have to deal with the destruction of humans and outer space. Nylund appealed to me as a young reader not just because I like the Halo video game, but because of the creative imagination he created i ...more
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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This was a book that I was assigned to read in the ninth grade. When a student is usually assigned a book, there mind set is programmed almost to look at the book from just a students perspective compared to a readers perspective. To understand moral ...more
Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden
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Mark Bowdens novel is my number two favorite book of all time. This novel got me started writing on my war dramas when I was in middle school and high school. The military lingo that is used in the novel helped the flow of everything. The importance ...more
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