When You Are Engulfed in Flames

It’s late, and I haven’t got much to say, but it’s been five days since I posted, and that’s just no good. I can say that we’re getting a puppy, who will be named Pilot after a character on Farscape. And other than that…I’m just starting to get the hang of this post-graduate life, feel as though I’ve found my equilibrium again. Granted, I’m not working 9 to 5 hours,…

July 10, 2008

He Shall Thunder

I began the process of adapting my pet project in earnest today, spending most of the morning at my local Coffee Bean with my well-worn copy of the book and those little post-it flags that come with certain highlighters.  My goal was to go through the book marking any passages I found particularly relevant either to the plot or to the characters, and then see what I could make of…

June 10, 2008

The Art of the Adaptation

Today I saw The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian for the second time.  This time I was surprised to find myself crying during the scene at Miraz’s castle, probably because I knew what was coming.  Any book, movie, or t.v. show that can get a few tears out of me has done its job – provided I’m not crying with horror and disappointment. I am typically not a fan of…

June 8, 2008