Archive for May, 2014

Film, Television, and the Begats (How One Media Franchise Gives Rise to Another)

In the Beginning, There Was Twilight (Well, not “the beginning,” exactly, but you get the drift) A few years back, a little novel called Twilight burst on the scene, capturing the undivided attention of millions of thirteen year old girls and thirteen year old girls at heart. At Comic-Con, a screening of the film adaptation—hosted […]

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First Light – Chapter 2

Prilya blinked against the mid-morning sun. Even when filtered through dense sheaves of greenery, sunshine in the High Wright Pierce stung like a footman’s dart. She stood astride a dirt path that wound eastward—a dusty, gray-brown intruder skulking beneath verdant boughs. Cypress and baobab clustered around her, and sparrow hawks chirped overhead. A-ye-ch-chi. A-ye-ch-chi. She […]

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