Canceled Favorites

Posted May 17 2012 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

I’ve been hearing for the last week or so about shows that are being canceled and those that are being renewed for next season, and I’m a little depressed. A bunch of shows that I decided to try (many of which I like) are being canceled. Some of the cancellations are not surprising, like NYC […]

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Anti-Hero in Revenge

Posted Apr 19 2012 in , , , , ,

Last night, Revenge came back with a new episode (finally). It’s taken weeks off so everyone, including me has been anxiously waiting. I talked about my love for this show months ago, when it first aired. Before the break, the show managed to twist what we all thought we saw in the pilot episode. The […]

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Knowing the Inspiration

Posted Feb 16 2012 in , , , , , , , , ,

Today’s post will be short since I’m a bit swamped with still trying to revise a book and plan my son’s birthday party. I’m way behind on my TV watching, but plan to catch up this weekend. A ton of stuff has happened since last week, from the death of Whitney Houston to the Grammys […]

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Plot vs. Character

Posted Jan 26 2012 in , , , , , , ,

Obviously you need both character and plot for a story to be any good. It’s not that one is better than another. If there is more emphasis on one over the other, it’s simply a different kind of story. When I used to teach creative writing, I explained this to my students in the following […]

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Revenge is…

Posted Dec 8 2011 in , , , , ,

Scary. I don’t know if you’ve been roped into this show, but I sure have. When I originally saw commercials for Revenge, I hadn’t planned to watch. I thought it was going to be a Mean Girls kind of show. I think that mostly came from the lead actress looking so young. For whatever reason, […]

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