Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens Lost Stars

Book Review: Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens Lost Stars by Claudia Gray

Okay semi-embarrassing story about how I got Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens Lost Stars before I get into the review: So I’m at Florida Supercon this past July. It was my first Con ever and my mom came with me. There was a huge booth selling books so we stroll on over. A stack of Star Wars books caught my eye.  I’m checking them out and I start chatting with the woman behind the counter. She tells me t Read More
Did Ghost Rider live up to the hype?

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D: Did Ghost Rider Live Up to the Hype?

Courtesy of ABC ***SPOILER ALERT: If you didn’t see the premiere, watch it On-Demand and then come back. 😉 The most anticipated season premiere of Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D premiered last night. (*Insert happy dance) Guys, we finally got to see the new character we’ve all been waiting for: Ghost Rider. Now, the only Ghost Rider I know is the Nicholas Cage version. And yeah I saw both movies (don’t know Read More
Black Mirror

Why Every Writer Should Watch Black Mirror

Black Mirror a modern-day version of the Twilight Zone but way more provoking I find that many British programs can really push the envelope on the storytelling front (Orphan Black, Torchwood, Doctor Who to name a few). So when a coworker at my day job suggested I check out Black Mirror, I took a chance. Now I was expecting an edgy show but it’s way beyond that. It’s gripping. It’s unsettling. It’s thought Read More
Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Book Review: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Click here to buy it  Red Rising is like Hunger Games on Mars, where demi-godlike humans are the tributes duking it out. The Spoiler-free Summary: Darrow is a Hell-Diver and a part of the lowest class of people, called Reds. They’ve been charged with doing some dangerous mining on Mars. They live and work in deplorable underground conditions believing that their sacrifice will make the planet a better plac Read More