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Why it’s done

There are many things that are rare in the real world, but very common in books. Sometimes, people think the authors are pushing an agenda, which can be true, but many times, the authors are just trying to write a … Continue reading

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Star Wars vs. Star Trek

I’m joining the debate that’s probably been going on since long before my birth. If the Star Wars and Star Trek universes went to war, who would win? Keep in mind, if both universes were being ruled by decent people, … Continue reading

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Real or Not Real

There have always been people who refuse to read/watch anything speculative because it isn’t “realistic” but some forget that almost all media has some fiction involved. Reality TV is often scripted, and even if it isn’t, it’s cut down so it … Continue reading

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The Real Lack of Diversity

It’s not race. One of the biggest things I saw in 2015 was the push to add more diversity to YA books. Many YA authors wrote books where the main characters weren’t white. If the main character was white, the supporting … Continue reading

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The Absent Parent

I’m sure anyone who has exposure to TV shows or movies has noticed the lack of stable families in films, books, and TV series. Some might even wonder if there’s some anti-family conspiracy. As a writer, I’ve realized there are … Continue reading

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Hunger Games: It’s not About Kids Killing

Before the Hunger Games movie came out, I didn’t realize there was so much controversy surrounding it. I’d read the books and enjoyed them. The romance wasn’t nearly as bad as a lot of YA books out there, and the violence … Continue reading

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Christians and Magic in Fantasy

I’m sure every Christian who keeps up with media has heard about the Harry Potter controversy, and the debate about any other story that includes magic, or pseudo-magic. The main argument used is the Bible says magic is wrong, so any magic … Continue reading

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Popularity and Immorality

Some groups seem to believe that there is a mass conspiracy pushing immoral media on society. Though this theory could have a fair amount of truth to it when it comes to the movie and TV industry, I’ve seen it applied … Continue reading

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