Fact & Fiction: The White Princess, Episode 1

Since Starz announced this production, I have waffled between anticipation and dread. The former because I appreciate new costume dramas centered on the lesser-known Tudors; and the latter, because I’ve read Philippa Gregory’s book series. She’s a talented enough writer that her “historical slander” passes for the truth – and she maligns reputations, turning decent …

Choosing the Doctor

I like Doctor Who for many reasons; it’s one of the most creative “ideas” out there (a space and time traveling time lord?), it’s always got a fresh new angle, it replaces its entire cast on a regular basis to keep things interesting, and… as a believer, the parallels between the Doctor and elements of …

Theoretical Opinions

I’ve come to the conclusion that I hold a lot of “theoretical” opinions; my views are more abstract than concrete. I firmly believe them inside my own mind, when I say them, but they don’t always translate into the real world. They also change with life experience. As I encounter more people, things, ideas, and …

Austen Week

My friend and fellow author/writer/blogger Rachel is hosting an Austen Week (Feb. 11-18th) on her blog. I encourage all my readers to follow along! I'll be participating with an article on Emma (1996), my favorite Austen film / adaptation. I can't wait to read what everyone comes up with! =)