Opening weekend, I went to see Thor Ragnorok. I wasn’t expecting anything spectacular since I had seen several trailers. Then, I was shocked that Rotten Tomatoes gave it a 93%. What in the world was I missing. I bought my tickets, packed up the wifey, and went to find out.
It’s day one of National Novel Writing Month and there are many authors around the world gearing up for writing their first novel or writing their 10th novel. Is always a fun time it’s a great time of encouragement. To kick off my first month of ever being in this event, I have released the exclusive RIU Citizen story in The Dark Corner series titled The Gift.
I am often involved in some interesting exchanges on Facebook. I belong to a couple different writers groups there and I try to help out as best I can if I have something constructive or helpful to say in response to writers and their questions. But a few weeks ago, a a topic was posted that really got the home fires burning. People came down on one side of the other and it was a powder keg topic. Some writers run away from those kind of topics because they don’t want to be involved in any kind of conflict whatsoever. I think that living in a dream world and that you sometimes just have to draw a line in the sand and give an opinion one way or another. This was one of those times and this is exactly what I did in reference to profanity and vulgar story elements in novels and having a rating system.
Today I’m going to give my two bits about a book that I had mentioned that I was reading which has finally been finished. Writing book reviews is one of my secret joys and ¢ writing them a moan website I have a lot of freedom when it comes to the information that I want to include within the book review. Sometimes a like to give some very detailed insights into books but that’s mostly for nonfiction. When it comes to fiction, I tend to be a little bit more general which is what I’ve done here with this review. But even so, my hope is that it gives you enough information to where you can make it a decision whether or not you want to go and pick this book up.