Apparently, Trials of Apollo isn’t the nice clean ending to the Greek/Roman mythology series I thought it was. The third book of the series, The Burning Maze wasn’t afraid to pack an emotional pack, and drastically change the lives of major characters.Read More
Happy Friday – and May the Fourth be with you! Since today’s post lines up with Star Wars day, I thought I’d write about one of the most significant things in the Star Wars universe: lightsabers. More specifically, why we like lightsabers so much. They look cool I mean, obviously. They’re practically glowing swords –…Read More
Anyone paying attention can see what an effect Disney has on it’s young audiences. Most children are introduced to Disney at a young age, during a vital developmental period in their lives. These children are inexperienced and innocent, and what is taught during this point in their lives stick.Read More
For about a month now, all I’ve been hearing about is Disney’s first “openly gay character” in the movie Beauty and the Beast. Most of the articles were about negative reactions, specifically parents. Many complained that it was implanting thoughts into children’s brains, or asking what they would tell their children, etc…Read More
I’m just kidding. Everything I could talk about is a spoiler. All I can say is it’s worth the hype. Oh, and that you should be very scared.Read More
Different people find their strength in different things. For me, as a Christian, I find strength in my faith. So when I see another character also find their strength in faith, I tend to relate to them more.Read More
Shadoweye Fiction will be going #redinstead for the month of April, in support of the Autistic community.Read More
Or a message to all the classic rock jerks.Read More
A well-disciplined musician will do more than run through a piece to practice. They run through scales, arpeggios, and exercises. They focus on a section that is giving them problems, and play through it different ways to help learn the notes and rhythms. Sometimes, they just tap out rhythms on their laps. It’s generally expected that musicians practice every day, sometimes for hours.Read More
Life hit hard, and I haven’t had much time to work on this blog. However, I hope to be back to the regular Friday posts again in the month of March.
For the month of March, I have planned a brief pause from my regular fiction-related posts to talk about another topic of interest – music! I will try to tie it in with my usual themes, but the main focus will be music. The fiction posts will resume in April.Read More
During the Sorting Hat Songs, the Sorting Hat sometimes claims Hufflepuffs to be hard-working and loyal, and sometimes that Helga Hufflepuff created a house for those left out by the other three houses. These two statements seem to contradict.Read More
The Harry Potter books series doesn’t talk much about the adult life of wizards, since it focuses primarily on the student-age protagonists, but those hoping to write fanfiction might want more than the few jobs covered in the series to choose from.
Since these aren’t the most obvious, here are some jobs that either definitely are or could be in the world of Harry Potter.Read More
But it still might seem odd that they are so picky about one word: calmly.Read More