New Podcast Up: Not So Fantastic Four

Well, we saw it…and it wasn’t HORRIBLE…we guess. Ryan and I discuss the new Fantasic Four film and what writers can learn from it. There are many lessons in this podcast from characterization to plot development to sustaining a threatening villain. Fantastic Four had none of these and we break it down for you fromContinue reading “New Podcast Up: Not So Fantastic Four”

Fanboy Theory: What Is The Larger Plot Of the Subsequent Marvel Films?

The other day I took the kids to see the new Marvel film Ant Man.  I loved the film.  As a long time comic book fan it was great to see one of my heroes realized on screen. In the car on the way home I remarked to my children that when I was a kidContinue reading “Fanboy Theory: What Is The Larger Plot Of the Subsequent Marvel Films?”

3 Writing Lessons From Marvel’s “Daredevil”

If you haven’t binge watched the living daylights out of Marvel’s “Daredevil” over on Netflix, then this post may get a little spoilery.  I will begin with this warning, because I’m going to discuss a few aspects of the series that could spoil it for those who haven’t watched the series yet. For that IContinue reading “3 Writing Lessons From Marvel’s “Daredevil””

New Podcast Up: Beta-Readers and Movie Blahs

In this episode, Ryan and I discuss the importance of using beta-readers when writing a novel. We first define what beta-readers are, how a writer goes about finding them and how a writer compensates beta-readers for their valuable input into the production of your novel. We also discuss the current movie season and how it resembles aContinue reading “New Podcast Up: Beta-Readers and Movie Blahs”

The Death of Peter Parker

I may be a writer, but at heart I will always be a comic book loving fanboy.  I just have to say something about the death of Peter Parker, and if you haven’t already read The Amazing Spiderman #700, you should, because one of comic book fan’s most beloved super heroes has died…and he wentContinue reading “The Death of Peter Parker”