When I need characters, they generally spring into my head more or less fully-formed and then proceed to work within whatever story I need them to. This is a great arrangement that has worked for as long as I’ve used it, and I foresee it working in the future. Even if I don’t have a … Continue reading Creating a Character (and Nothing Else)
It took some cajoling from quite a few of my anime fan friends, but I finally did watch Attack on Titan. Last week, I finished the final episode of the first season. This isn’t a review blog, so I’ll leave my more detailed analysis about the plot, the structure of the narrative, and all … Continue reading In Defense of the “Wimps”
I mentioned in my last post that the book The Girl with Ghost Eyes would make an interesting and even good film adaptation. This is an unusual position for me to take, considering how cynical I’ve become since seeing a number of beloved books turned into less-than-stellar movies. Doubly so, even, considering that a lot … Continue reading What Makes a Good Film Adaptation?
I’ve said before that this isn’t a book review blog, and I stand by that. My taste in literature is a bit eclectic to try to come up with a unified theme for a review blog, and I just don’t trust myself to be able to read with enough attention to detail to quickly form … Continue reading Book Review: The Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. Boroson
Yesterday afternoon, I made as official of a commitment as you can to writing 50,000 words of a manuscript for April’s Camp NaNoWriMo, which is to say that I posted my novel’s title, synopsis, and word count goal on the website. I’ve also decided to do it while working on the latest draft of an … Continue reading “So What’s it About?”