Monthly Archives: May 2012

A New Way to Study Writing: Watching Too Much Television

Have you noticed a whole lotta’ lamenting going on that writers don’t want to study craft anymore? Social media guru Kristen Lamb’s incisive lament. And the people who run writer’s conferences are flooded with workshop proposals on how to format … Continue reading

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AMC’s The Killing: Fooled Me Once

I was like a lot of people last year when The Killing debuted.  I watched the first episode and went online to talk about it. “Good show. Kind of slow but it’s slow with atmosphere, not boredom.” My main nitpick: … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Avengers

  Confession: I’m not a comics fan. It’s not a value judgment, I’m just not a visual reader. But I hope I can regain my lost geekchic-atude by being a huge movie and TV fanatic and an even hyooger Joss … Continue reading

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