Author Archives: jennifer

Pride and Prejudice…and ignorance

Since it’s now finals time, obviously I’ve been watching a lot of YouTube (thanks to my newly developed super power, procrastination). Normally, this wouldn’t warrant a blog post to Literary Ashland, but some of the videos I’ve been watching are … Continue reading

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Who should decide what we read?

For some reason, this week made me start thinking about censorship. Not the type of censorship typically thought of, with a capital C, revolving around the government and its plethora of octopus-type arms, but rather the smaller forms that are … Continue reading

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Interview with Creative Writer Abbi Nguyen

Abbi Nguyen came to the US eight years ago from Vietnam, and after some time in San Diego, she decided to move to Ashland in order to major in creative writing. Apparently this was a good choice because since then … Continue reading

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Dying Words

While wandering around the internet and the SOU library database, I stumbled across an article reporting that words are falling out of use faster than new words are being coined. Now, on its own, I might just overlook this report … Continue reading

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The Digital Shift: Allowing People to Continue the Legacy…

After going to the “From Print to Pixels” event at the Ashland Public Library, I’m convinced of one thing: e-books are just allowing us to continue the legacy of paranoia. The speaker pointed out that people have been saying the … Continue reading

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Books to the Big Screen (and Vice Versa)

It seems today that Hollywood has run out of original ideas, not only for movies but for television as well. With movie rights sold before the book even comes out (I Am Number Four, I’m looking at you), it’s becoming … Continue reading

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