“There’s no freedom quite like the freedom of being constantly underestimated.” I happened upon The Lies of Locke Lamora on Audible as a “you may […]
This post is not about writing games, rather games that have good stories or structures that writers might enjoy. Please note that there is a […]
Behold! An Urban Adventure I was lucky enough to receive Waterdeep: Dragon Heist for Christmas. Having read it cover to cover and run the first […]
Each of the characters in Umbrella Academy is lonely in some way. Each of them fights an internal conflict. The reasons for their isolation and the reasons for their internal conflict are linked to the various mysteries in the series.
A lot of work went into this novel. While the broad strokes of it feel like The Lord of the Rings, the worldbuilding is unique. One becomes aware of a living, breathing world with a rich history and a complex magic system. There are many secrets to pull apart and hidden agendas to guess at.
Let your lies bear truthful fruit Here is my review of the Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge. Title: The Lie Tree Author: Frances Hardinge Genre: […]
Review: The Dressmaker Sewing together a murder Cast: Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Hugo Weaving, and Liam Hemsworth Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse Producer: Sue Maslin Screenplay: Jocelyn […]
How Not to Start Your Story Lessons from the Pilot Episode of Altered Carbon I went into Netflix‘s cyberpunk extravaganza, Altered Carbon, as blind as […]
Review of La Belle Sauvage (Book of Dust #1) by Philip Pullman Twenty years after the publication of Northern Lights, Philip Pullman returns to his parallel […]