10 Top Tens

ten top tens

I got the idea for this post from my critique partner Nikole Breault, go check out her blog! Just for fun, I’m listing ten of my Top Tens. Here we go!

1. Songs

Every single one of these songs will make me have an out of body experience whenever I hear them.

  1. Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd
  2. Landslide – Fleetwood Mac
  3. In the Woods Somewhere – Hozier
  4. Rhiannon – Fleetwood Mac
  5. Blackbird – The Beatles
  6. Summertime – Janis Joplin
  7. El Condor Pasa – Simon & Garfunkel
  8. One – Metallica
  9. Fire & Rain – James Taylor
  10. Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley

2. Books

  1. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  2. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  3. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  4. The Changeling by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
  5. Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
  6. The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
  7. This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen
  8. Back Roads by Tawni O’Dell
  9. The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo
  10. The Vampire Armand by Anne Rice

3. Food/Drink

  1. Buffalo chicken anything
  2. Coffee
  3. Strawberries
  4. Almonds
  5. Black bean soup
  6. McIntosh apples
  7. Extra sharp cheddar cheese
  8. Cranberry wine
  9. Thin crust pizza
  10. Spinach artichoke dip

4. Movies

  1. Legend (1986)
  2. Terminator II: Judgment Day
  3. Captain America: Winter Soldier
  4. Jurassic Park
  5. Requiem for a Dream
  6. American Psycho
  7. Bridesmaids
  8. Pitch Perfect
  9. Ginger Snaps
  10. What’s Your Number

5. TV Shows

  1. American Horror Story (Season 1)
  2. Good Omens
  3. Outlander
  4. My So-Called Life
  5. Freaks and Geeks
  6. The X-Files
  7. Breaking Bad
  8. Seinfeld
  9. Firefly
  10. tie: Game of Thrones / The Witcher

6. Writing-related quotes

  1. “The purpose of literature is to turn ink into blood.” – T.S. Eliot
  2. “Small efforts sustained over time can produce significant results.” – Devin G. Durrant
  3. “There comes a certainpoint with a hope or a dream, when you either give it up or give up everything else. And if you choose the dream, if you keep going, then you can never quit, because it’s all you are.” – Laini Taylor
  4. “A story should entertain the writer, too.” – Stephen King
  5. “Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not.” – Octavia Butler
  6. “A writer is a writer because, even when there is no hope, even when nothing you do shows any sign of promise, you keep writing anyway.” – Junot Diaz
  7. “I don’t write because I think I have something to say. I write because if I don’t, everything feels even worse.” – Lily King
  8. “It always seems impossible until it is done.” – Nelson Mandela
  9. “There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein.” – Ernest Hemingway
  10. “We are all potentially characters in a novel – with the difference that characters in a novel really get to live their lives to the full.” – Georges Simeon

7. Candy

  1. Sour Punch candy straws
  2. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups/Eggs
  3. Snickers
  4. Take 5
  5. Peanut M&Ms
  6. Caramel Creams
  7. Twizzler Pull & Peels
  8. Laffy Taffy (all flavors except banana)
  9. Almond Joy
  10. Tutti Frutti (all flavors except banana)

8. Fictional Ships

  1. Steve Rogers/Bucky Barnes “Stucky” (Captain America)
  2. Geralt/Jaskier (The Witcher)
  3. Damien/Laurent (Captive Prince)
  4. Magnus Bane/Alec Lightwood “Malec” (Shadowhunters)
  5. Armand/Marius (Vampire Chronicles)
  6. Geralt/Yennifer from The Witcher series
  7. Jude/Cardan (The Cruel Prince)
  8. Nick/Charlie (Heartstopper)
  9. Anne Shirley/Gilbert Blythe (Anne of Green Gables)
  10. Jo/Laurie (Little Women)

9. Hobbies

  1. sewing
  2. knitting
  3. aerial silks
  4. yoga
  5. reading
  6. bullet journaling
  7. drawing
  8. gardening
  9. hiking
  10. watching horror movies

10. Art

  1. “The Lady of Shalott” by J.W. Waterhouse
  2. “The Young Martyr” by Paul Delaroche
  3. “Apollo and Daphne” by Gian Lorenzo Bernini
  4. “Pieta” by Michelangelo
  5. “The Starry Night” by Vincent Van Gogh
  6. “The Kiss” by Gustav Klimt
  7. “Ophelia” by John Everett Millais
  8. “La Belle Dame Sans Merci” by Frank Dicksee
  9. “Madame Monet and Son” by Claude Monet
  10. “Four Seasons” by Alphonse Mucha

Thanks, Niki, that was a fun one! I definitely have more than 10 favorites when it comes to books, movies, and ships…

If you decide to do your own 10 top tens, please tag me – I’d love to get to know you all better!

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