Man vs Bookshelf: The Lord of the Rings

This entry is part 33 of 35 in the series Man vs Bookshelf

After my The Hobbit review last week, readers flooded my inbox, begging me to review The Lord of the Rings next. I found this interesting. You would think only those who enjoyed my blog would email in requests. Yet, if they enjoyed it, wouldn’t they read said blog with care, beginning to end? No, it Read more about Man vs Bookshelf: The Lord of the Rings[…]

5 characters every story needs

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series How to Win at Authoring

So you followed the first part of this course on ideas and the seeds of your next great story are beginning to grow. That’s great, so long as it doesn’t turn out better than mine. Now you have the germs of your story, you’ve progressed to the next logical step, creating characters. That’s not just Read more about 5 characters every story needs[…]

Man vs Bookshelf: The Hobbit

This entry is part 32 of 35 in the series Man vs Bookshelf

Hello, and welcome to this Mark Ayre production of “The Hobbit (review)” Okay, I know what you’re thinking. “Mark. Why are you writing the Hobbit review BEFORE your Buffy Scripts review? We know you read Buffy first cause that review came out days ago.” Well first off, how do you know what order I’m writing Read more about Man vs Bookshelf: The Hobbit[…]