As someone who also tends to write “strong female characters”, I applaud this article. via Why I Write “Strong Female Characters”.
They say that you can take the girl out of the city, but you can’t take the city out of the girl. The Christmas Pageant aims to have a town full of earnest characters worm their way into the heart of a career-oriented, driven, New York City director. Continue reading
As an occasional viewer of “Smallville”, I haven’t seen a lot of Erica Durance’s turn as Lois Lane. In this tenth (and final…?) season, I’ve tuned in to see an actress who is doing an amazing job. Continue reading
I’ve long been of the opinion that the wins and losses mean less than how those wins and losses were achieved. Ultimately, it’s about character. mental_floss Blog » 10 Acts of Good Sportsmanship.
In his commentary: Baylor’s Griner deserves a second chance, Richard Justice said one thing that really leapt out at me: If we’re willing to forgive all the addicts, wife beaters, cheats, juicers and perverts in sports, then we ought to be … Continue reading
When an ensemble is formed, the creators have certain specific ideas about who is important and who isn’t. Amazingly, the audience doesn’t always hold to those views, and prefer to choose for themselves who are the key characters. As many fans of Terminator – The Sarah Connor Chronicles hold to the idea that the breakout character is Cameron, so too have fans made their picks in the past. Continue reading
Something that comes up on various forums a lot is how often some characters are appearing on the show. For Terminator – The Sarah Connor Chronicles, there has been a fair amount of debate about whether some characters are getting short-shrift when it comes to screen time. Continue reading
Continuing from Part 1, we look at how we might develop the important threads that will keep the season 2 storytelling of TTSCC tight. Continue reading
Based on the number of comments being made in the various fora during the two-month break between the mid-season finale and the start of the back-9 episodes of Terminator – The Sarah Connor Chronicles, I thought it would be a fun little exercise to see how I’d have developed the 2nd season. Continue reading
TTSCC finds itself in a place that a lot of scifi shows end up in their second season: producers not delivering on fan expectations. Fans have a funny way of developing their own ideas about a series. I’d like to use these opinions as a sort of jumping off point for discussion. Continue reading
I’ve noticed (and been a participant in) some discussions on various fan boards concerning the stories of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. I’d like to discuss some of what’s gone wrong, what’s gone right, and what can be done to ensure a successful run. Continue reading
I think it’s going to take a week or two for Shawn Johnson to wipe that smile off her face. That is one young lady who very much wanted a gold medal. It seems like this win on the beam … Continue reading