Category: Television


8 Things HBO’s “His Dark Materials” Has To Get Right

As Game of Thrones bows out, attention is brought to the upcoming adaption to Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials. In this post, I will highlight the 8 things HBO’s “His Dark Materials” has to get right in order to be a successful adaption and television show. Some of my reasons are straight forward and will be agreed by many fans, and others will be more controversial.

General Fiction Television Writing Tips

Is It Okay To Justify On-Screen Violence?

After all, there is nothing more satisfying than seeing a smug jerk get the pointy end of the stick. Usually, my attitude is that viewers are free to enjoy or despise any moment in media. But is it justified? I’m not the moralizing type who screams ‘danger’ at a feather falling, you know? However, I think the issue is a bit more complex than ‘yes’ or ‘no’.