Inspired by fellow author/blogger Berthold Gambrel, I’m going to try something new with my blog. He recently finished a series in which he breaks down some of the most memorable 90’s action films (you can read the last in the series here, posted just this morning), and that was fun to read. Therefore, in a break from the usual book reviews and updates on my writing, I’m going to do a short series on Peter Jackson’s “The Lord of the Rings” film trilogy, focusing on what I liked most about each movie, what I didn’t like, things I’d wished had been included from the books, and my absolute favorite moment in each film.
After that’s done, if I enjoy doing it, I’ll do the same for some other movies that are in my Top 10 list, films like Kingdom of Heaven, Black Hawk Down, and Gladiator. And if you haven’t noticed a trend yet, yes, my favorite movies tend to fall on the “manly” side of things, though I do enjoy a good musical (The Greatest Showman, La La Land) or RomCom (Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Morning Glory) from time to time, so I’m not just some caveman either.
But what would a blog post be without an update on my work-in-progress? As I mentioned last week, Evolved Publishing is opening up submissions today, so very soon I’ll be firing off that query email! But not before I
double-check triple-check quadruple-check do one last check of the formatting to ensure it’s exactly how they want it!