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Reviews of Lock In and Redshirts By John Scalzi

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Following are two reviews of science fiction narratives by John Scalzi. These books are near-inseperable for me in terms of quality, themes and expression. Since they are by the same author I decided to review them together here on my website. Lock In Review Lock In was a refreshing science fiction read. For the most part, this […]

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Nevermoor #1: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

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What is Nevermoor? Nevermoor is a new children’s fantasy series by Australian author Jessica Townsend. The novel’s tone is the hybrid of Alice in Wonderland or Harry Potter. However, make no mistake, this is a work of children’s fiction as “rare as hen’s teeth” – a unique narrative. The novel is different from recent young adult novels such as the Throne […]

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead: A Play Script Review

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The Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Play Review Sam: Did you hear Tom? Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead? Tom: Really dead? Sam: Really dead. Tom: Really? Sam: Really, really. Tom: Really, really, really? Sam: Really, really, really. Tom: Really, really, really, really? Sam: Would you stop that? Rosencrantz is dead as dead can be – which is actually pretty dead. Tom: Pretty dead indeed. Sam: But (pauses) they’re […]

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Reviewed

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Reviewing Frankenstein Devoting heart and soul to this novel in the same way that Victor Frankenstein devoted his life to creation and destruction, this reviewer now returns to writing a review. The intricacies of this construct of Frankenstein are numerous and therefore as a warning, this review may lack the necessary depth and diligence of perusal. […]

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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Breath of the Wild: Best Game of 2017 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is my best game released in 2017. It takes the concepts that worked in all previous Legend of Zelda games and transforms them. Meaning that storytelling, graphical style, exploration, puzzling, some minor role-playing elements are re-energising them again. Breath of the Wild also […]

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Let’s Get Technical: Dialogue

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Dialogue is Speech Dialogue can make or break a film, novel or play. So when it comes to speech how can you master some techniques to making creative, unique and fascinating dialogue that suspends disbelief, rather than creates disbelief? Here are a few tips and ideas to improve your dialogue writing: Understand Your Characters Characters […]