Samantha Ladwig Samantha Ladwig is a writer and bookstore owner with over a decade of experience in print and digital media. Highlights: * Was a film cataloger at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. * Owns a bookstore, Imprint Bookstore * Articles, specializing in books and movies, have appeared in Real Simple, Bustle, New York, VICE, AND BUST magazine. About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.