Daily Archives: January 19, 2012

Same Story, Different Art Form – Guest post by Emily Ann Ward

My husband recently bought me Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 DVD. I have been a Harry Potter fan for ten years, and I diligently waited in midnight release lines for the books. When the movies came out, they one after another disappointed me, but the two Deathly Hallows movies were near perfect for me. The others I could honestly do without. It was mostly movies four, five, and six that made me feel like they were dealing with completely different stories.

I know I shouldn’t be so hard on them. The novel and the film are two completely different art forms. When I was fifteen, I was the fan who was upset they left this scene out or messed that scene up or gave this line to that character. Today I realize that we’re dealing with two media forms that are nearly opposites.

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Give away of Terra Harmony’s novel, Water

Thank you everyone who entered for the giveaway! The giveaway is now closed and the winners will be announced on the blog shortly!

I will be having author Terra Harmony as a ‘Featured Author’ for an entire week on my blog with interviews, book reviews, and guest posts. I will also be giving away 10 copies of Terra Harmony’s novel Water,  which is the first book in the Akasha Series,  on my blog. The giveaway is open internationally. The giveaway will be open till February 5, 2012.

About Water: Book One of the Akasha Series’

All of the elemental powers are in the palm of her hand…and it won’t be enough to save her. When Kaitlyn Alder is involuntarily introduced to a life of magic, she becomes part of an organization hell-bent on saving the Earth. Just as her new-found life holds promises of purpose, romance, and friendship, the organization divides and a rogue member holds Kaitlyn hostage. Now one of the most terrifying men the human race has to offer stands between her and Earth’s survival.

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