Thanksgiving may be a traditionally American holiday, but what if your favorite book characters celebrated it, as well? Amid the food comas and family visits, here’s what I think they might be thankful for: Continue reading
It’s a tough call.
On the one hand, Gandalf has magic. On the other hand, Sherlock Holmes is a mastermind who understands situations and people better than anyone else. He might be able to outsmart Gandalf.
On yet another hand, Gandalf was able to see the big picture and notice the threat Saruman posed as well as Bilbo Baggins’s potential in the dwarves’ party, so perhaps he is Sherlock’s equal or better.
What do you think? Vote and share!
“Every world in fiction is a mentality – a way of understanding, a means of making judgements, a catalogue of right and wrong. To build a world, we must build our characters.” —Neil MacDonald
I read this on author Neil MacDonald’s blog the other day and was struck by it. Between the two of us, we wondered what would happen if you put a literary character in another book’s setting. How would the setting itself be changed?
What if, for example, someone other than Rapunzel was trapped in that tower?
Here’s how I think the story and setting would change for five characters:
Think about it…Lord of the Rings? Maybe the rings are the kind that circus performers on horseback jump through. Hey, maybe they’re on fire.
Who would be the lord of them, though? Hmmm…