Indefiniteness of Literature vs. Specificity of Cinema

Well, hello there! Yes, I still exist despite my lack of posting.

I have decided to share with you (the world) an article I just read at themillions.com. As the title of the post indicates, the article is concerned with filmmakers’ adaptation of books.

There is a long standing debate in my house on whether the film (any adaption we just watched) was as good as the book. 99% of the time, it was not. I can only think of three—off the top of my head—that have lived up (or somehow surpassed) the books: 2001: A Space Odyssey, Jaws, and Jurassic Park. The first two Harry Potter movies are very close.

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, everyone!

2013 is going to be quite an exciting year. I’ve been working hard on The Sinner King: Book of Earth (which is why I haven’t been posting) and I’m ready to reveal an early draft of the new novel’s cover:

I know it’s not much of a departure from Book of Fire‘s cover (which is intentional), nonetheless it’s exciting for me to see; it’s a visual reminder that the book is almost finished!

So, for those of you who are awaiting the next installment, please continue to be patient: I will have it out soon—hopefully.