10 Items On My Fiction Bucket List.

I spend much of my time living vicariously through my own imagination.

Being a fiction author means I spend half my life imagining things that can never happen, people who will never exist, and fantasy worlds that I can’t get to. It’s still exhilarating–it inspires me to step out and do adventurous things.

The other day, I discovered something called a “Fiction Bucketlist” on Pinterest. It was too good to pass up, so I thought I’d share my top ten fiction bucketlist goals. [grin]

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I want to:

Defeat Voldemort with Harry (pic)

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Attend a Feast at the House of Elrond (pic)

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Escape the City of Ember with Lina and Doon (pic)

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Hang with Howl and Sophie (pic)

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Find the Secret Garden (pic)

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Defeat the ShadowKing with Eowyn (pic)

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Jump Into a Chalk Drawing with Mary Poppins (pic)

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Save Hyrule with Link (pic)

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Spend a Day in the Beast's Library (pic)

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Visit Weasleys' Wizarding Wheezes (pic)


Tell me in the comments, what might be on your fiction bucket list? Feel free to pin any of these onto your own bucket list! 🙂 Want to know what else is on my fiction bucket list, or just get ideas for your own? Visit my Pinterest!

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About Nadine Brandes

Nadine Brandes is an adventurer, fusing authentic faith with bold imagination. She never received her Hogwarts letter, but rest assured she’s no Muggle (and would have been in Ravenclaw House, thank you very much.) This Harry Potter super-nerd has been known to eat an entire package of Oreos (family size) by herself, and watches Fiddler on the Roof at least once a year. She writes about brave living, finding purpose, and other worlds soaked in imagination. Her dystopian trilogy (The Out of Time Series) challenged her to pursue shalom, which is now her favorite word (followed closely by bumbershoot.) When Nadine’s not taste-testing a new chai or editing fantasy novels, she and her knight-in-shining armor (nickname: “hubby”) are out pursuing adventures.
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  1. I’d have to think about this for a very long time to come up with a list I’m fully satisfied with, but it would definitely include the Batmobile.

    • Nadine Brandes

      Yes, I’ve found about 20 on more of a whim, but I look forward to really hashing through what else I’d like on the list. The Batmobile is a good one! 😀

  2. My Top Ten could possible be Harry Potter EVERYTHING!

  3. I love this idea! And it would take me awhile to come up with a good list. These things can’t be taken lightly, ya know. 😉 Thanks for sharing! I will have to borrow this.

    • Nadine Brandes

      Of course not. 🙂 I still feel like I may have rushed into a couple of these. 😛 I look forward to seeing yours when you create it!

  4. I have learned from this list that I should be reading more fiction, because I don’t know some of those. Also, you forgot, practice bloodvoiceing. 🙂

    • Nadine Brandes

      More fiction! More fiction! [grin] Actually, some of these come from movies (and even video games), so not all are just books. That may be why you haven’t heard of/read some of them.

      And I remembered Achan and Vrell, just wasn’t able to fit them in this post. You can find them here, though! http://www.pinterest.com/pin/235946467951504528/

      Maybe you and I can practice blood voicing together, Megan. I think we’d be good at it. 😀

  5. I don’t know why something to eat is where my name is supposed to be…I think because I used the same email address.

  6. Watch as Aslan roars creation to life!

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