All things Speculative Fiction
by Spec Fic author Dawn Meredith
Inception - the movie. What about a TV series?
Inception remains one of the best movies I've ever seen. The twists and turns of a dream within a dream wrapped up in a dream totally blew my mind. I'm not a huge fan of Leo DeCaprio, but he was perfectly suited to this story.
I'd love to see this as a TV series, wouldn't you? There's so much scope to expand the technology and storylines. I'm just wondering who would make a good leading man...
I just finished Chris Andrews' new book, Divine Prey. Chris is an Australian author based in Canberra. He says this about himself in his bio:
Chris Andrews began his writing career when he boldly and ignorantly announced he could write a better novel than the one he’d just read.
You can read more about Chris here:
Divine Prey is the first book in the Noramgaell Saga series.
building, interspecies romance and a fast paced, perilous adventure. Divine
Prey certainly kept me turning the pages with its story of Caroline, princess
turned werewolf turned champion of a goddess. She never does as she is told. I
like her! Andrews has
deftly created a world of subtle magic, which expands as the plot progresses,
adding depth to our understanding of its unique history and mythology,
maintaining interest. The deeper you go into the story the more intricate the
silver strands of plot become. The story
begins with Princess Caroline, hidden in a nunnery to bear her illegitimate
I can't stop!
I can't stop watching it! It's past midnight, I have so much to do tomorrow (moving interstate in two weeks) and yet I struggtle to switch off because I just neeeeeed to find out what's going ot happen next!
A writer's dream
Isn't this what writers dream of? Viewers/readers who are so invested in the characters they can't stop. Marcy's heartbreaking quest to recover her broken memories of David, McClaren's journey to fatherhood brutally cut short, Phillip's lonely life as a recovering addict, Carly's adjustment from male special ops soldier to young mother and partner, Trevor's ongoing joy and sometimes sorrow at being an old man living life as a teenage boy. Each character has a distinct domestic journey which they juggle daily with their mission requirements. Two lives merged into one. It's brilliant.
Second season problems
Second seasons are often rushed and less fabulously written, but, like every season of Longmire (…