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I Have an Announcement to Make!

Well, this is a very big moment for me in my life. For my twenty-three years on this Earth, I have always been a writer. My love for writing began as a venue to be a storyteller which gradually changed into wanting to share my love for all things entertainment with you all. Since the end of 2016 I’ve been doing just that; sharing my thoughts on the latest movies or television shows and it’s been a blast every single year.

But now, after so many years of writing and creating new stories in my head I can finally officially announce my first venture into the world of fiction. Here is the name of my upcoming series that I can’t wait to share with you all.

This will be a series of short novels that feature the individual stories of a fascinating group of powerful, purposeful women of all races, shapes, and sizes. As you can probably tell from the title, it will be set in an entirely different land known as Adalor where my cast of extraordinary ladies will face challenges large and small.

I absolutely cannot wait to share more with you this month and the first short novel of the series will be dropping very, very soon.

I thank you for always reading my posts, following my journey, supporting me, and I can’t wait to tell you more. Have a wonderful day!

Has The Writing for the ‘Star Wars’ Shows Gotten Lazy?

Instead of sharing my thoughts on the latest episode of The Bad Batch I have something else to talk about. Something that I feel is far more important.

This will be a longread.

I’m a Star Wars fan and fanatic. I have been since I was a little girl. The power of the Force and the familial bonds/drama sucked me in like a whirlpool and it took a long time for it to let go. Then Marvel Studios happened.

Since 2014, it seems like Marvel Studios hasn’t failed me yet. That year we got Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy, two of the greatest superhero movies ever made and a true testament to the genre. They were the first Marvel films I owned.

Since then, this cinematic universe has managed to never disappoint as it continues to raise the stakes and introduces new characters that manage to steal my heart.

Star Wars, on the other hand, has been a mixed bag. The first two movies under Disney, The Force Awakens and Rogue One, were two scintillating wins back to back. It seemed like Star Wars was back and better than ever. And then…we had three losses in a row.

The Last Jedi has become one of my favorite Star Wars movies but it took me over a year to fully appreciate it. It didn’t take me a year to know that Thor: Ragnarok, the best Marvel movie in 2017, was that good.

Then came Solo: A Star Wars Story, a decent film that I ultimately can’t seem to get the urge to watch anymore. It’s boring, I’m not a fan of Ehrenreich’s Han Solo, and even Donald Glover can’t infuse enough cool to become a truly believable Lando Calrissian. The best thing about that film is Qi’ra and even she can’t get me to watch that movie.

And then there was The Rise of Skywalker. My feelings on that dumpster fire of a Star Wars finale are clear.

My love for Star Wars had tanked greatly but Marvel Studios kept me happy at every turn. In fact, that very same year The Rise of Skywalker came out we got Avengers: Endgame, another fantastic superhero flick and a fitting end to over ten years of superhero excellence. It was, however, The Mandalorian that saved me and made me believe that Star Wars was still worth cherishing.

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