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Author Archives: Megan Leigh

Writer and editor of Pop Verse. Co-host of Breaking the Glass Slipper. My special interests include publishing, creative writing, and geekery.

Spring Breakers

A review implies that I will have a definitive opinion of the subject matter that I am reviewing. I am warning you now, if that is what you expect, you will be disappointed. I honestly don’t know how I feel ...

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Ageism in Hollywood

Actress Huong “Junie” Hoang lost her lawsuit against (amazon-owned) internet giant IMDb yesterday. She sued IMDb after they published her ‘real’ age – claiming that she lost out on potential acting jobs as a result. The information surrounding the case is a ...

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Castle: 100 episodes

My mother loves crime procedurals and I used to watch many of them with her. You name it, she watched it: Jag, NCIS, Frost, Lewis, Morse, Poirot, New Tricks, Midsummer Murders, etc. Ok, so quite a few of them are ...

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Hit and Run

I have been a Kristen Bell fan since Veronica Mars (although I didn’t actually watch the show until a kind friend introduced me years after the show aired). I admit that she tends to be in silly films, such as ...

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Kickstarter: Crowd funding, yay or nay?

Kickstarter first caught my attention last year when a friend put out a call on facebook to get enough money together to purchase a ‘house party’ by contributing to Amanda Palmer’s Kickstarter campaign. I had been a big Dresden Dolls ...

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Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut

A few years ago now I read Slaughterhouse 5 and I absolutely loved it. That isn’t an original opinion, I know, but it is a great book. Read it! Since then, I’ve been meaning to try out more Vonnegut and ...

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GIRLS: Season 1

A while ago, I read an intriguing review of HBO’s comedy drama Girls. It talked about how the main characters were flawed and ‘real’. This seemed intriguing to me, given the lack of ‘real’ characters on TV. The review also ...

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Digital self-publishing tips

Self-publishing has opened up the book publishing world. Suddenly, it seems possible for any of us to get our novels out there. Whether or not this is a good thing is yet to be seen, and a topic I’ll undoubtedly ...

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