A New U.L.S. member, and a post on 1984 by George Orwell

If you like good literary criticism, you’ll want to read this analysis of George Orwell’s 1984 by Robby Cheadle.

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Underground Library Society

Thank you to Robbie Cheadle for her post on 1984 by George Orwell. With this entry, Robbie has joined the U. L. s., the Underground Library Society, dedicated to opposing book censorship and book banning. Please visit her blog Robbie’s inspiration .

If a society similar to that depicted in Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury were to somehow come into existence and all books were banned, I would want to be part of any group involved in preserving books. If that meant learning a book off by heart, I would be prepared to do that. The big question for me would be what book to choose.

Out of all the wonderful and amazing books out there, my choice is 1984 by George Orwell. My over view of this book and my reasons as to why I believe it is still relevant to us are as follows:

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SPOTLIGHT: Teagan’s Books | Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene

Showcasing Teagan’s Books.

The Writer Next Door

#CreativityFound is one of my favorite hashtags, but I use it sparingly, and only when the person or subject matter is truly deserving.Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene is clearly worthy because she is the epitome of creativity and imagination.

“Tell me the facts and I’ll learn. Tell me the truth and I’ll believe. But tell me a story and it will live in my heart forever.”

~Native American Proverb

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Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene, is a true storyteller with a vivid imagination. She enjoys interacting with the readers on her blog and her readers take part in the creation of her serial stories. A southerner by birth, she was “enchanted” by the desert southwest of the USA when she moved there. She had always devoured fantasy novels of every type. Then one day there was no new book readily at hand for reading — so she decided to write one. And she…

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Some help please.

If you’ve ever been in a drunk tank in the States Candace Vianna needs your help!

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Okay Peeps,  I need your help.

My current work in progress has an alcoholic character who wakes up in San Diego’s drunk tank. Since this is something I’ve never experienced,  I’m hoping some of you  or someone you know has enjoyed police hospitality in the US due to intoxication and would be willing to anonymously share those experiences with me. I will not publish your responses.

Below are the kinds of the things I’d like to know. This is not a test so please answer as little or as much as you want in the manner that you’re most comfortable with.

Interview prompts:

Describe the circumstances leading to your arrest:

Has this happened more than once? If so how many/often times?

When, where  and what were you doing?

Were you charged?

How old were you?

What was your occupation at the time?

Gender?

Race? (I understand this is a sensitive…

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