Destiny

Destiny Has Hooks

I am not into first person shooters. They just are not my thing. Not because of the shooting, but because they are often associated with multiplayer arenas. Also first person often pulls me out because the character you play as isn’t as frequently shown and sometimes don’t even talk. Even still, Destiny somehow managed to…

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Well Rounded Female Characters

It is frustrating when I encounter a female character that is a caricature of what a woman is. And it is almost infuriating when said woman is the main character. A lot of this stems from an idea of what a woman is, rather than what they really are. Normal people. Now, I am not…

sleepy-hollow

A Season of Fantastic

I’ve already listed out the shows premiering this month. Already some of the shows have begun to air, but it ris really next month which marks the beginning. Beginning of what you may ask if the shows have already started? Well, the season of fantastic is on it’s way. A true season of fantastic. Science…

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Brainstorming

There is a lot of work when it comes to preparing for a novel. Even for someone who is deciding to pants a story, if the writer doesn’t know what they are doing to write even the premise, then not only with the story be a bumbling mess that they will struggle to clean up…

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Stages of Editing

There is something terrifying when it comes to finishing a round of editing. There are times when editing my novel feels like a walk in the park. Going through the words I’ve already put forward. Words that I’ve already edited before. When I move through those words again, I find that each sentence elicits an…

mockingjay

Can’t Put the Book Down

There are times when you pick up a book with every intention to put down every few chapters and go about the rest of your day. There are some books that make you grip it and never put it down. Some books have a hold on you so tightly that the idea of putting a…

What’s the Score

Recently, I’ve decided that I would begin grading reviews on the blog. For now the scores will be restricted to movie reviews and will work on a 10 point scale. Thus at the end of a movie review you will now see scores between 0.0 and 10.0. Any movies prior to 9/1/2014 will not be…

The Strain - "Creatures of the Night"

The Strain – Creatures of the Night

The one thing that has repeatedly bothered me about this show is how oblivious our core science team seems to be in relation to popular culture. They all seem to be aware of the lore of vampires. However, whenever they encounter these vampires actually behaving like the creatures of lore, they are stunned. I mean…