Tag Archives: Mockingjay

When Life Imitates Art: Thailand Protesters Adopt the Hunger Games Salute

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It’s generally accepted that art imitates life. Not that art is a carbon copy of life, but rather it epitomizes life honestly. It doesn’t matter if a writer fabricates fantasy worlds or invents sci-fi tech that doesn’t exist in our current reality; what matters is that the story embodies the truth of the human experience. […]

Reading for Writers 101: Is Your Story Ending ‘Right’?

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I read the first book of The Hunger Games series when it came out six years ago. Then I read the next one when it was released. Before the third and final book of the series arrived, I pre-ordered the box set. And put it on my shelf. For years. It’s not that I didn’t […]