Rowling Writing Rant

Yesterday afternoon, after reading for about five months approximately, I did it: I finished the entire Harry Potter series. Seven books, one hundred ninety-nine chapters, three thousand seven hundred and thirty-three pages. As I ploughed through the books, a certain someone kept asking me why I’d spent so much time reading children’s books. Surely that’s time wasted? Well, frankly, it isn’t, and I’ll tell you why.

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The Major Log Off

Sometimes I get the urge to be special. I can’t shake the feeling that I need to set myself apart from everyone, that I need to be different and unique. With me, this feeling usually materialises in a form of complete digital isolation: I delete all social media apps from my phone (except for Snapchat, because you know, streaks) and I only check them once a day, right before I go to bed, on my computer. These Major Log Offs as I like to call them happen for a few days every three to four weeks , and I like to think of them as some sort of social media cleanse (because, as with any cleanse, I usually follow them up with extreme social media indulgence). Despite that, I don’t think these Major Log Offs are really a bad thing at all – on the contrary.

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