Category: Loki

The Owl and the Raven

“The great destroyers of nations and men are comfort, plenty and security. A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on. ”     – unknown “We make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon, and the stars: as if we were villains by necessity; fools by heavenly compulsion.” – William Shakespeare The Owl Heroes rarely surprise us.  They … Read More The Owl and the Raven

Writing. For real.

I love to read.  Almost as much as I like to write.  I read everything that comes within eyesight. This is not always a good thing, but meh, can’t help it. As someone who loves to read, I read a lot of fan fiction.  Don’t judge me.  I’m impatient. Over the last couple of months I’ve been putting together a writer’s conference just for … Read More Writing. For real.

The Victim and the Martyr

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The victim is preyed upon, unawares until the deed doth fall. The martyr marches on, head high, sword gleaming, until death wiellds it’s heavy hand.

Very Good Writing – Why Loki Won in The Avengers

Very Good Writing – Why Loki Won in The Avengers. This brilliant article highlights all the plot points I’ve been trying to get my friends to understand.  Some do, some just look at me with vacant expressions.  I guess I shouldn’t expect those who do not write for a living to understand the complexities and ambiguity of crafting a truly complex plot.  Thankfully Mr. … Read More Very Good Writing – Why Loki Won in The Avengers

The Loki Effect

The Loki Effect “Before you judge me, try hard to love me. Look within your heart. Then ask,-have you seen my childhood?” -Michael Jackson When the Avengers opened May 4th, few people would have expected the recording breaking success that followed.  It is a movie that breaks many bounds both in scope and achievement.  It has set the new standard for movies in general … Read More The Loki Effect