34 days…not that I’m counting

No. Not Christmas. Star Wars: The Last Jedi So, as we close in on a month to go, I've made my final predictions. Okay - maybe not my final predictions, but my almost final predictions. And I've made a bingo card as a crazy method of scorekeeping. Are you ready? Here it is: Yes, it's … Continue reading 34 days…not that I’m counting

TFA a rehash of ANH? Or is it?

A constant criticism I hear of The Force Awakens is that it is a "rehash" or a remake A New Hope.  This is a tricky one for me. I can see where they are coming from. There are definitely some familiar beats. Desert planet, evil empire, unawakened Force user, dashing pilot, and a major super-weapon (that … Continue reading TFA a rehash of ANH? Or is it?

Tense and Person.

I need to preface this post by saying that I'm simply kvetching about a personal pet peeve of mine. Please take it as such. So...on to the post! Y'all. What is going on? Why are authors writing their novels in the present tense? I've seen it in self-published novels, in fanfiction, and in works published by … Continue reading Tense and Person.