I write fanfiction. A lot.
Friday saw the release of the much-awaited Marvel movie, Thor: Ragnarok. With amazing trailers proceeding the movie for quite some time, and Marvel's impressive record, Ragnarok was a very promising movie. Very, very promising. Promising to the point where I am actually surprised it managed to live up to it's promises.
Anyone paying attention can see what an effect Disney has on it's young audiences. Most children are introduced to Disney at a young age, during a vital developmental period in their lives. These children are inexperienced and innocent, and what is taught during this point in their lives stick.
My parents are major geeks, and have been since forever. So of course when they had their child, they did the geekiest thing on Earth and chose two names from Star Trek. (This was, of course, after my dad wanted to name me Xena Buffy.)
Star Trek has always had a defining feel to it - one of hope for mankind, of the ability for different people from different backgrounds to come together for one goal, and of surviving despite all odds. It's this feeling that made the original Star Trek series, which aired during a hopeless and divided time in history, so popular and loved.
The best thing about fall has always been the new releases, and yesterday was the long-anticipated release of the third and final Magnus Chase and the Asgardians book, The Ship of the Dead.
Today marked the release of a new Star Trek series, Star Trek: Discovery, on CBS and CBS All Access. The release of this new show had been hyped up for months, and I was very excited going in. Today I was able to watch the the first two episodes, and it's first impression was not that... Continue Reading →
One of the areas in the fictional female character's life that needs to be considered when trying to write, for lack of better terminology, a "strong female" is relationships.
(Yes, I'm actually posting my review on time, and not months after. How about that?)