(BEAR WITH ME ON THE TITLE. I PROMISE IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH WHAT IT'S PARODYING. ...ACTUALLY IT'S THE EXACT OPPOSITE. PLEASE FORGIVE ME) Hah. Remember when I said I was going to get back into this? Yeahhhhhhhh I did really well with that. But hey! I'm trying? Points for effort? I feel like … Continue reading Fifty Shades of Love (no seriously)
(I had some other idea for a post the other day, but I can't remember what it was anymore, so I can't very well write about it. So let's talk about this other thing. 🙂 ) So if you live on the Internet like I do, then you've probably noticed the massive influx of posts … Continue reading Nostalgia, I Choose You!
I wasn't going to write this right away, but I figure I may as well do it while some piece of it all is still timely and all. So you've all heard me say a thousand times that I think character development is important. On top of this, I think that having a balanced character … Continue reading Mighty and Powerful Gods
If you follow me on Twitter, you probably saw me retweet this excellent blog post from Chuck Wendig looking at the game Firewatch and how it tells a story, and what we can learn from its methods. I've seen a lot of mixed reviews on Firewatch, and I can see the truth in both sides. … Continue reading Alternate Storytelling: Video Games
I love stories. Not just books (though I love them as well) but stories told in any fashion. Movies, TV shows, books, video games even. Any way that a story can be told, I'm a big fan--and I know that there's many different ways to tell a story. I'm always on the lookout for new … Continue reading Non-Traditional Storytelling
I've made it fairly clear in the past (I believe) that I stand firmly on the fence in regards to paper books (or dead tree books, as my family is wont to call them) versus e-books. I love my Nook and my Kindle, but I also still will go out of my way to buy … Continue reading Age of the Brick-and-Mortar Bookstore
(Man, that sounds like an awesome short story or something. Anyway.) I seem to have a curse laid upon me when it comes to obtaining books. I seem to have brought it upon myself, way back in high school, unknowingly. It began with an author I have come to love dearly, and am glad of … Continue reading Curse of the Third Book