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The Adaptation Station

Glad you came to us about your book being turned into a movie.  Here at the ‘Adaptation Station’, we pride ourselves on showing some respect to the source material.  At least 5% more than our competitors.  What if they show … Continue reading

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Same Character, Different Face

I recently watched the first season of BBC’s Sherlock, I love Elementary, and I loved the Sherlock movies.  I also used to watch Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century when I was a kid.  Oddly enough, I still haven’t gotten around … Continue reading

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What Do You Think of Heroes Having Kids?

One of the most common endings to a hero’s genre (besides death) is settling down and having kids.  That epilogue where the hero is seen with his or her young child is a hallmark of fantasy endings.  Many people scoff … Continue reading

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The Ensemble Cast: Everyone Is Special

This post is in response to a request from Misha Burnett.  Personally, I think he did better explaining this than I could HERE! Something that is very popular in television, movies, and literature is the Ensemble Cast.  Think Firefly, Star … Continue reading

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Love Life of Luke (Possible Spoilers)

First, it’s really hard to find a picture depicting a love triangle that isn’t a picture of Twilight.  I was lucky to stumble onto this one, which is more of a square. For those that don’t know it’s Spider-Man who … Continue reading

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Eating, Sleeping, & Other Little Things in Literature

I’ve been asked a few times about how one fits in the necessary daily actions of a character during a story.  This ranges from eating, sleeping, using the bathroom, and grooming activities.  They’re tiny things, but many people wonder about … Continue reading

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How to Make a Sexy Character . . . Possibly . . . Don’t Quote Me Here

This is going to be more for genres besides romance and erotica.  Sexuality and sensuality are very important to those genres, but that doesn’t mean they don’t exist outside of those styles.  So, here are a few tips that I … Continue reading

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