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Backstory and Cliché

If you want to learn how to write battle scenes, the Old Testament should be your guide. Genesis chapter 14 is like reading a scene out of Tolkien’s classic parallel story “The Ring of the Lord.” There’s great lure, providing just the right amount of back-story in verses 1-4. 1,056 more words

Writing

September Favourites

Hi Guys! It’s almost the end of September so I wanted to show you some of my favourite things from this month. As I haven’t been blogging long some of the following things have been my favourite for a couple of months now but I still wanted to share them with you.  632 more words

Top 5 Wednesday: Gateway Books to Your Favorite Genre

Top 5 Wednesday: Gateway Books to Your Favorite Genre

Top 5 Wednesday is a Booktube group which makes book related top five lists. I’m not very regular with my Youtube videos so I’ll post them here instead when I can. 499 more words

Books

Top 5 YA No-Nos At A Glance

Judging from the mediocre successes of Allegiant, The 5th Wave, and that of the more recent Nerve, Young Adult novels and their cinematic counterparts appear to be losing steam. 629 more words

Film

How to... make the third movie in a trilogy

The third movie in a trilogy is a tricky one. Usually the first movie has been critically acclaimed and the second has built upon that potential but the third then lets the rest of the series down, usually feeling inferior compared to it’s two predecessors. 545 more words

Movie

Living the '60s - Survival of the Fittest

I watched an interview with Sully co-star, Aaron Eckhart. He’s working on a movie based on his mother’s memoir about her hardscrabble life growing up on the Montana plains. 766 more words