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A Writer’s Take on Noble Idiocy

By Anja de Jager I'm a student of Noble Idiocy. Don't get me wrong, I utterly hate it, but isn't the only thing better than learning from your own mistakes, to learn from someone else's? And, unlike most other drama problems, I put the blame for Noble Idiocy squarely on the writer. To keep my… Continue reading A Writer’s Take on Noble Idiocy

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At a Distance, Spring is Green: A Character Study of Yeo Joon

by Yoldine Seventeen minutes into the first episode, I knew that I would not like Yeo Joon.  Here is what I knew: my dislike for him was a firm thing, and by episode's end, it was still there. By Episode 2, the dislike had sprung roots. Its branches finding purchase in my discomfort with his… Continue reading At a Distance, Spring is Green: A Character Study of Yeo Joon

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When All It Takes to Ruin You Is Just One Song: The Power of the Perfect Score

Foreword This piece got away from me and now it is a beast. A musical beast from someone with minimal music knowledge. Yet, I dare to hope you enjoy it! 😅 P.S. Also enjoy an out-of-context Yoo-Know-Who, haha! (It will make sense later, if you keep reading!) 💖 Paroma and I just recorded our Spoiled… Continue reading When All It Takes to Ruin You Is Just One Song: The Power of the Perfect Score

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3 Korean Dramas That Are Perfect for Book Lovers

Our lovely friends at Frolic gave us the opportunity to publish a post on their website, and we're pretty happy to share it with you here! We've returned each U to its rightful place, and invite you to share your recommendations too! And ABSOLUTELY go ahead and send this to your book-loving friends who haven't… Continue reading 3 Korean Dramas That Are Perfect for Book Lovers

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The Sense of an Ending: A Writer’s Take on Final Episodes

By Anja De Jager Back in the days before K-drama addiction struck, I once attended a screenwriting seminar by a famous US TV writer and he made the point that you should end a drama series on a cliffhanger so that you’d get commissioned for Season 2. The purpose of the end of a drama… Continue reading The Sense of an Ending: A Writer’s Take on Final Episodes