I’m a married man and I’m having an affair. No. It’s not with another woman (don’t be silly). It’s with superhero novels. I’m attracted to them. I’m on a mission to grow my library of them to high proportions. How did it come to this, this obsession with amassing the largest superhero prose novel collection? Simple. I love me some superheroes because I love the good guy.
Because I always want to keep my creative juices flowing, I’ve delved into another tome of fiction, this time walking in the realm of fantasy with a classic series.
As human beings, we all have our quirks and idiosyncrasies. Us writers have them even more so. One of mine is a hatred of profanity. I know. Hate is s strong word. So that should give you an idea of how much I dislike it. I don’t like it in the books I read for enjoyment either.
In my slow return back to writing, I have made it a point to read more simultaneously. I always try to read at least two books at the same time, one fiction and one non-fiction. Recently, I finished a book that is part of a series I discovered was going to become a television series picked up by MTV in 2015. Like the old saying goes, the book will probably be better than the show. However, my concern is is it worth my time to read. Here are my thoughts on the prequel of the series.
Well. Believe it or not, the 30-day challenge that I issued a while ago to not watch television has ended. I treated myself to watching BBC’s Sherlock, right after (great show). That was rather fast. I kept to my word and only watched 24 and actually missed watching that a couple of times and had to go back and watch the reruns on Hulu.
So what was the point of the whole challenge. Here are a couple of observations that I gleaned through that time.