legend of the seeker

November 8, 2009

Sunday Snips & Clips: Impaired, Improved and Interesting

What a wild ride the last couple of weeks have been: NaNoWriMo, getting ready for a book launch, cars crashing through fences and more. Two weeks ago, I shared with you my fence, broken and shattered courtesy of a hit and run driver. The next day, the young lady in question along with her uncle came to apologize to us for the damage and to assure us they would take care of it. Low and behold a few days later, new fence – identical to what we had (only looking lots better) patched the whole. Hard to tell it happened […]
October 18, 2009

Sunday Snips and Clips: Cylons, Seekers and Sounds

Can it really be Sunday already? Lesigh, the weeks seem to fly by faster and faster. It was Spotlight On week here at the Daily Dose where we interviewed: Michele Bardsley, Dakota Cassidy, Patricia Briggs, Rosemary Clement-Moore and Heather Long. You’ll find a work from each of them in our big Trick or Treat grab bag at the end of the month. So be sure to comment for a chance to win. Battlestar Galactica: The Plan When they announced they were remaking Battlestar Galactica in 2004, I was leery of it. I am a fan of the original and actually […]
September 19, 2009

Books Turned Television Series

Sookie Stackhouse, Temperance Brennan, Serena va der Woodsen, Aaron Corbet, Richard Cypher, Vicki Nelson, Elena Gilbert and Harry Dresden all have something in common. They were characters in books long before they came to life on television. You’ll find that many of the characters we love on television and in the movies, we loved in books first. Seeking inspiration from the written word is hardly new. Great writing involves powerful visuals and emotional investment. Books also have a built in audience that is likely to tune into the television show. That same audience has preconceived notions about their characters, their […]