I thought I might get this post in earlier (I still aspire to the idea of keeping a weekly schedule with these things), but some not-interesting-for-blogging stuff came up and has been taking a lot of my emotional energy.
2013 is shaping up to be a big year for movie / TV if you are fans of particular superhero, science fiction, or action-adventure franchises. And naturally, I am! I was thinking of all that I was anticipating this year, as well as a few things that I’m not really in order to fill out the numbers, and here is what I came up with. In ascending order of level of anticipation and excitement: Continue reading 2013: Sequels, continuations, and reboots
And so today, November 23, is the 49th anniversary of arguably my favorite television show, Doctor Who. That’s very exciting, but of course the big news is that next year that show will be turning 50. There’s been a fair amount of hype as we head into the 50th anniversary, but very little details other than that we know there will at least be the last 8 episodes of Series 7 airing sometime early in the year.
One of the processes that is at work with any writing, and particularly fictional storytelling, is figuring out how to give your audience enough information to keep them grounded in what is going on, while at the same time raising questions in their minds that keep them interested. Continue reading 100 Moments where I Understood