Erik Haines clenched the shovel and heard the soft crunch as it churned up the sand. Wind buffeted the back of his head and he planted his feet, listened to the rhythm of the tide, the harsh, sobering cries of gulls rocked in updraughts. Drizzle pelted him but Erik didn’t look up. The shovel scraped against a slab of red stone with shell swirls engraved in the surface. He dug the stone out and added it to the cavalcade of forgotten treasures behind him: A half chewed bone, an old wellington boot and a soup can, home to a colony of small crabs. Continue reading “When Dinosaurs Roamed The Earth”
I really appreciate when someone gives me a request, because it reminds me people are believing in what I’m doing. This is the case with the latest edition of The Pop Culture Playlist. Gamersunitedggblog suggested a playlist for The Joker, and the unpredictability of the character makes for some great music. At his core, Joker is about creating chaos, so I wanted to do a playlist that reflects his nihilistic view point.
Marvel has a number of characters with unusual powers, and one of them is Noh-Varr, known as Marvel Boy. Introduced in 2000 by Grant Morrison, Noh-Varr is a Kree from an alternate dimension who became stranded on Earth 616. He became an anti-hero who declared war on Earth until he learned about the legacy of Captain Marvel. With a varied power set, Noh-Varr is interesting to read about.
Establishing yourself as a writer can be hard, whether you’re trying to publish a novel or gain a following. Endless drafts pile up and the editing process can lead to sleepless nights. So, when there’s a platform to promote your work then you have to make the most of it. This was the case when I appeared on Whisky And Words, a new podcast dedicated to helping writers who are trying to establish themselves.
Today, I’m reviewing Sons of Anarchy: Volume 2, written by Ed Brisson and drawn by Jesus Hervas. I love the show and I’ve enjoyed seeing the stories that are woven in and out of the series. SOA has themes of brotherhood, violence, loyalty and family. This is shown in the graphic novel adapations as well. Volume 2 is set between the third and fourth seasons, where the Sons have been sent to Stockton prison to serve a thirteen month sentence for gun running.
This week I hit 200 followers and I wanted to thank everyone for their continued support. Blogging has become a helpful creative outlet, and all of your comments and likes have encouraged me to continue. I wanted to do something special for this milestone by giving you all a sneak peak at the cosplay outfit I’m going to be wearing at conventions later in the year.
It’s only been a month and I’ve been nominated for my third award with the Blogger Recognition Award! I’d like to thank GamersUnitedGG for the nomination. Lita has only been here a week, but she’s already demonstrating why she’s got the potential to be a great blogger. Be sure to check out her thoughts on upcoming games.