My Thoughts On: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

Arr! Ahoy, mateys! Okay, I’ll stop that now. It might not be International Talk Like A Pirate Day yet, but pretty soon there’s a new (and possibly final) Pirates of the Caribbean film coming out and I wanted to share my thoughts on the story of some of Captain Jack Sparrow’s adventures, especially as I’ve … Continue reading My Thoughts On: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

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Writing Female Protagonists: Daenerys Targaryen VS Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Some of you might be confused about the nature of this post, especially those of you who are very familiar with both characters and interested in well-written female protagonists. After all, aren’t Daenerys Targaryen (from George R. R. Martin’s epic Fantasy book series A Song of Ice and Fire and HBO’s TV adaptation, Game of … Continue reading Writing Female Protagonists: Daenerys Targaryen VS Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Writing Lessons #2: Examples of Fundamental Goodness – Avatar: The Last Airbender

The last column I wrote should be enough to give you an indication of what I mean with Fundamental Goodness, but before I wrap up talking about this topic, I would like to give you a few examples of this process at work, drawing from one of my favourite franchises: Avatar – no, not the … Continue reading Writing Lessons #2: Examples of Fundamental Goodness – Avatar: The Last Airbender

Writing Lessons #1: Fundamental Goodness

Writing Lessons will be the first on-going column on my blog/site/journal-thingamabob. It’s not intended as some sort of arrogant, high-minded section presuming to teach people how to write; it’ll just be a column on some of the observations I have personally made on writing and story. Some of this stuff may be obvious, especially to … Continue reading Writing Lessons #1: Fundamental Goodness