crowdsourcing and what?!

Crowdsourcing has become a new innovative way for companies, old and new, to gain perspective on the products they make, to the funding they receive. I found an interesting article that throws a new perspective on the benefits of what crowdsourcing can do for authors’!

Since I can remember, I’ve been reading books. Fiction and non, I’ve always loved reading. But have you noticed as technology has taken over civilization, books have evolved too? Now, some authors have taken it to the next level and used crowdsourcing to help gain intellect on what the content of the book should be! Walter Isaacson, the author of the biography, Steve Jobs, did just this. Continue reading

manipulating women…

Fiction novels have been used as a resource for individuals to explore not only their creativity, but also as a way to enter new worlds that one may never have thought of existing. Since I can remember, romantic novels have always been a go to for women all around the world. It’s a way of loosing yourself in a life in a world full of what-ifs and endless possibilities. But even in thriller, crime focused novels we still see women being depicted as faulty. I have been focusing a lot of my studies on women studies and how it’s played a part in our history as well as how it’s affected our lives today. Looking specifically at fiction novels, I would like to explore the ideas that look at novels depicting women as manipulating/evil characters and how it effects on young female adults.

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