50 Empowering Quotes from Fictional Female Characters Infographic is Everything You Ever Wanted

50 Empowering Quotes from Fictional Female Characters Infographic is Everything You Ever Wanted

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Badass female characters give life to works of literature, film, and art in general. From the outspoken feminists in Jane Austen’s Victorian novels to the modern-day trailblazers in action films, female representation in art, and their empowering messages, has inspired generations of audiences throughout time.  Thanks to an infographic published by Playground Equipment, the empowering words spoken by the most influential female characters will continue to be celebrated. Here are 50 Empowering Quotes From Fictional Female Characters!       Image Via Playground Equipment   Note: The quote from The Fault in Our Stars is actually said by Augustus Waters. In addition, some …

Check Out These 11 Amazing Bookish Sand Sculptures!

Check Out These 11 Amazing Bookish Sand Sculptures!

Summer is here, which means many people will be heading to the beach. Maybe books and water don’t mix too well, but that doesn’t mean that people can’t show their love of literature. Check out the sand sculptures below of some of the most beloved characters and places from books.       1. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll       Image Via Pinterest   2. The Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling       Image Via Pinterest     3. The Mr. Men and Little Miss series by Roger Hargreaves       Image Via …

7 of the Best Literary Families of All Time

7 of the Best Literary Families of All Time

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I’m definitely a family-oriented person; if there’s one group of people I can always count on besides friends, it’s without a doubt my family.  They’re loving, supportive, and, at many times, so damn loud and over-the-top that I can only laugh.   Yet as boisterous as they can be I wouldn’t have it anyother way. Meeting people’s families says so much about them and gives you a better idea of who they are as a person. When it comes to books, family units are vital. You could hate ‘em, love ‘em, take ‘em, or leave ‘em, but they fill in …

6 Made Up Names from Literature that Became Popular Baby Names

6 Made Up Names from Literature that Became Popular Baby Names

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It likely does not occur to most authors when they are deciding on names for their characters that one day hoards of fans will be so besotted with said characters that they will literally name their children after them. It might occur to some, though. I know when I was a kid and my writing definitely erred more on the side of fantasy, therefore every character I invented had an equally invented name. I dreamed that one day hoards of my slightly insane fans would literally name their children after them (me), but it’s fifteen years later and I’ve yet to publish a …

All the Times Wishbone Killed It as a Literary Character

All the Times Wishbone Killed It as a Literary Character

We all remember Wishbone, the TV series in which a Jack Russell terrier imagines himself the star of various classic works of literature. It was, itself, a classic.  Well, inspired by this tweet, I’ve decided to put together a picture list of all the times Wishbone killed it as a literary character.    Wishbone is a gay icon. Feeling stifled and ignored, he retreated to the worlds of classic literature and theatre. He would fully immerse himself in these elaborate fantasies and was always committed to the lewk. pic.twitter.com/XfjqkQ62eN — Lando Sal-rissian? (@salmattos) February 8, 2018   Wishbone as Sherlock …