The Most Common Phrases in ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Harry Potter,’ and ‘Twilight’

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From Flavorwire: Ben Blatt of Slate decided to see what adjectives, adverbs, and sentences pop up most in the popular young adult series Hunger Games, Twilight, and Harry Potter. Twilight is, to no one’s surprise, superficially glittery and “wrapped in emotion.” J.K. Rowling has a heavy “reliance on suspense.” Blatt noticed an interesting pattern in [….]

10 Creative People Who Initially Failed

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Here at LitStack, we enjoy discussing those individuals who, by their persistence, became successful. These folks traveled bumpy roads, some even coming close to giving up, but eventually, through hard work and an absolute refusal to quit, made their dreams a reality. From legendary actors, to genius inventors, the following simply refused quit. We hope [….]