Before I get to The Perks of Being a Wallflower, a couple of updates:
1. I will be traveling this weekend to see my lovely little cousin’s senior dance recital. Due to traveling I will not be posting a Movie MashUp on Monday.
2. Don’t forget to check out Rachel Morgan’s upcoming Who’s your favorite Faerie Tale Prince Blog Fest.
3. The Labyrinth Wall has found a wonderful editor and is undergoing some polishing. I have decided to begin making official publishing plans in the next couple months and will keep everyone updated.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
school, but recently borrowed it from a friend. I have to admit I understand
why it has received so much love and praise. While it was a departure from my
typical fantasy genre, I still really appreciated it. Below are highlights of
what I took away:
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know we can relate to the living and writing balance struggle portrayed in this
story. What non-writer’s don’t usually grasp is that for us, writing is an important aspect of living. Writing helps us process, communicate and imagine. Still, we miss out on a lot if we do forget to get out participate That is something I’m always hashing through myself. I set down the book
feeling rejuvenated about achieving balance.
shoes, we learn something. This was the case as I explored Charlie’s world and
thinking. It was very compelling to imagine his state of pain, yet not
understanding what caused it. So wrapping my head around that certainly gave me
a reminder of how uniquely each of us experience our different challenges. I
can’t seem to find any better words to express this accept that I was touched
by the insight into that specific character’s mind given his circumstances and
the people that surrounded him.
Favorite The Perks of Being a Wallflower Quotes:
happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be.”
― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
a lovely addition to the book. The acting was great and most importantly they
did justice to the essence of the story.