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Analyzing The Prince of Persia

I love a movie with a good title screen. The Prince of Persia movie is one of the few video game movies that is considered good. It is in my own list of favorite movies, though not because it is a video game movie. This movie does a lot of things well and is overall …

What’s Your Favorite Type of Story?

Another prompt from the DIYMFA.com. To find out more, you can check out the DIYMFA.com’s instigator, Gabriela Pereira’s new book DIY MFA. QOTW 15: What’s Your Favorite Type of Story? My favorite type of story is one that has a theme of camaraderie, either a pairing or a team of some kind. This does not …

Tropes and The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

So all of our shows are going on their winter breaks, so my husband and I are back to some of the things we have on the back-burner, one of which is the original Man from U.N.C.L.E season 1, made in the 60s. We both enjoyed the movie and my mother-in-law loved the show, so …

Gender Bending

One of the things that I am playing around with in The Storyteller are gender roles, because it’s something I’m interested in. I’ve always been a tomboy and unlike many girls, I never really grew out of it. Both of the main characters in The Storyteller do not conform to standard gender roles. Tabitha was …

Getting Tropey

It occurs to me that since right now I don’t have any writing stuff to talk about, that this is a perfect time to talk a bit more about the story I’m working on itself, as opposed to the process. If you’ve visited the “The Stories” link over on the right, you may have noticed …