I’ve had things to say about Game of Thrones. Good or bad, it’s because the narrative and the characters are so engaging. While a lot of people are going to sing the praises of the male characters, I’m going to share a few thoughts on a character I’m enjoying more and more, Brienne of Tarth.
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In my days as a bookseller, I heard a common complaint about most authors: They don’t write fast enough.
This isn’t a bad thing to have someone reading your work say. I’ve only had two short stories in print and I’ve had people tell me that about my own work. Typically, it’s a sign that people want to read more of a writer’s work.
Sometimes, it’s an actual complaint.
Something I’ve always liked in stories is seeing a character go from a state of weakness to become much more than anyone could have imagined. This is something I see more often in female characters, but it’s usually done to demonstrate how much a character changes. Continue reading
After hearing the news about the upcoming DC 52 book relaunch/reboot/regurgitation, I got excited to see a few things. Like some of the WildCATs and a solo book for Mister Terrific. Wonder Woman wearing pants still is a good thing and she still looks iconic. Superman, however, is…. It’s so stupid, I don’t fell like typing it. But I will copy/paste! Continue reading
Twice a year, I stock up on books. I tell myself that I’m getting everything that I’m going to read for the next six months, but something, a Brandon Sanderson or Jim Butcher book for example, always comes up. A lot of what I try to do is find things to read that will not only prove interesting, but also will help me become a better writer. Continue reading