TV · YA Films/TV/Books

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Action or Drama – YOU decide

Guest post by Mumina Akthar In the comfort of my room, books and TV shows have always provided me with my own mini haven. I would label myself a TV series addict. I watch a lot and always have. I follow a series through to the very end even if it gets dreary (too loyal).… Continue reading Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Action or Drama – YOU decide

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Game of Thrones, Plot Armour and a Few Predictions

I think it should go without saying, but spoilers for all seasons of Game of Thrones (up to season 6) and intense theorising on who isn’t going to die is coming up! So if you don’t want to know, it’s time to close this tab and return to blissful ignorance. First let me start with… Continue reading Game of Thrones, Plot Armour and a Few Predictions

Writing Advice

Point of View, Tense and Narrative Voice

I’m not going to write an article going into heavy detail about the benefits and pitfalls of each point of view, maybe that article will come another day. Instead I want to focus on the different types of narrative that you can actually use. You may already be familiar with point of view and tense, but… Continue reading Point of View, Tense and Narrative Voice

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Upcoming Games to Get Excited About

Last month E3 showcased hundreds of games, reminding us about the ones we’re most excited to play. With the release dates coming closer I decided to talk about the games I most want to get my paws on. We Happy Few Available on: Xbox One Whens it’s out: Available on preview (giving you the opportunity… Continue reading Upcoming Games to Get Excited About

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Game of Thrones vs. A Song of Fire and Ice: Book/TV Difference (the Good and the Bad)

When adapting books to any other form of media, it goes without saying that there will be differences. It’s both a way of saving time and money and other resources (for example cutting characters), adding creative freedom, or just simply that what works in a novel can’t be adapted to screen. In regards to Game… Continue reading Game of Thrones vs. A Song of Fire and Ice: Book/TV Difference (the Good and the Bad)

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Something Different To Watch: K-Dramas

This year I’ve taken a slight detour from the usual American TV shows that I watch such as the Vampire Diaries and the Originals and tried something different: Asian dramas (specifically K- and C-dramas). What I discovered was a difference in conveying emotions in the show, these Asian dramas have a knack for making the… Continue reading Something Different To Watch: K-Dramas