Grigory Ryzhakov – Russian Writer

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How Can a Book Befriend You?

READING A BOOK..By LUNARIX-PIX (source: www.flickr.com/photos/manueluna/4497531493)

Some people say that the best way to write a great story is to write a book you’d want to read yourself. Holden Caulfield, the troubled teenager from The Catcher In The Rye, thought about it in his unique way:
“What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it.”

Your story needs to be interesting enough to make the reader to want more, it needs to transport the reader into the world he’d like to stay in for longer.… Read the rest

John Carter: Is there life on Mars?

© 2011 Disney. JOHN CARTER ERB, Inc.John Carter and two fiercest blog trolls 🙂  

Okay, you may think that this is so bad. Yet another derivative sci-fi flick trying to dazzle the audience with 3D. You probably expect me to say something like: “If you are not a child or a big sci-fi fan I’d not recommend seeing it, even if you’re tempted by the 3D or threatened to be boycotted by your L’enfant terrible.” Well, I won’t say that.… Read the rest