3 Haiku Books In Celebration Of Haiku Poetry Day!

3 Haiku Books In Celebration Of Haiku Poetry Day!

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Hope everyone is comfortable and staying sane during this long and enduring quarantine. If you are feeling anxious and need to calm your nerves, open your window and let in some fresh air. Take in the atmosphere and take this time to express your creativity through the form of a haiku! Today is National Haiku Poetry Day and we should take this time to elicit strong feelings through the beauty of haiku poems.     Here are three haiku poetry books that I feel like are worth the read: Basho – The complete haiku ‘Basho‘ by Matsuo Basho is a …

6 Video Games Inspired By Books

6 Video Games Inspired By Books

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I’ve lost track of the number of days quarantined and video games have become a number one source of entertainment for me. There are so many movies inspired by literature, but have you ever stopped to think about video games that are inspired by writing pieces rather than its film counterpart? I’m going to take this time to share several video games that were inspired by books!    1. ‘BIOSHOCK’ I was never a fan of BioShock, but I have many friends who were into the series. BioShock was inspired by the philosophies of Ayn Rand in the novel ‘Atlas …

Netflix Strikes Deal With Comic Book Publisher BOOM! Studios

Netflix Strikes Deal With Comic Book Publisher BOOM! Studios

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I have some fantastic news for all my comic book lovers out there. Netflix has signed a deal with the comic book publisher BOOM! Studios to develop both live-action and animated series. BOOM! Studios CEO Ross Richie and president of development Stephen Christie will produce all the shows. The two companies were already in the process of developing The Unsound, a feature film based on the graphic novel by Cullen Bunn and Jack T. Cole. BOOM! Studios have also created a comic book series that is a direct prequel to Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.   IMAGE VIA …

Universal Takes A Bite Out Of Vampire Novel ‘Crave’

Universal Takes A Bite Out Of Vampire Novel ‘Crave’

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Universal has acquired the film rights to Tracy Wolff’s young adult vampire novel ‘Crave.’ ‘Crave’ is a supernatural fantasy that is followed through the perspective of Grace, a regular girl who finds herself in conflict at a supernatural school divided by factions. In the midst of it all, Grace falls for a vampire prince named, Jaxon Vega. Grace feels compelled to Jaxon; she feels that there is something that needs to be fixed in him, similar to what is broken in herself. However, she learns that Jaxon is broken for a reason. Will this result in death for the both …

Artists Are Making Coloring Books Free For Your Enjoyment

Artists Are Making Coloring Books Free For Your Enjoyment

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For anyone running out of creative ideas while we quarantine, I have some great news for you! Artists and illustrators alike have taken to social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Tumblr to post free coloring pages and books. Now, I know what you are thinking, “I’m too old to be coloring,” but did you know coloring relieves stress? I know I need to find other creative outlets during this pandemic, and I believe you should too!   First up is Susie Ghahremani,  an illustrator who goes by the alias @boygirlparty. She posts adorable illustrations of animals on her …