First, I'd like to start with a small apology about my lack of commenting lately. I've been participating in NaNoWriMo this month, and I find that it's taking a lot out of me. When I'm done writing, I just don't want to be at the computer anymore. Hopefully I'll be back to my commenting self in December, but in the mean time, I'll do my best.
And speaking of NaNoWriMo, I can't believe I haven't yet written a single thing about it. Last year, when I wasn't book blogging, I updated at least bi-weekly with a NaNoWriMo status. I guess I'm just not as excited about it this year. I started off with a great story in mind, and somehow that has turned into the non-fiction story of me. Yes, that's right - I'm writing an autobiography. I didn't mean for it to turn out this way, and I'm just not that excited about it. Especially since I had to interrupt my other WIP for it. And I am SUPER excited about my other WIP. I love my story and my characters and the dialogue and everything, and this is the first time that's ever happened.
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Other than NaNoWriMo, I went to see New Moon again, and I made a few observations that I would like to share with you. Even though I've read a lot of other bloggers complaining that they are tired of hearing about it. You can see my original review here.
First, I watched Twilight before hand, for maybe the 18th time, and I noticed for the first time that Edward gets to be an angel for part of it. When they are sitting in the biology classroom at the beginning, there is one point where a stuffed owl/bird thing is aligned perfectly behind him so that it looks like he has wings. It was super cool.
Now, post-Twilight New Moon observations:
1)Charlie is hilarious and wonderful, and I am so glad they made him an integral part of the movies.
2)Kristen Stewart, while still regularly flitting her eyes and breathing far too heavily, quite probably got acting lessons. She is not as horrible, but she is still HORRIBLE.
3)When she is not looking high or cross-eyed, Kristen Stewart is actually quite beautiful.
4)Edward, while never a great actor, somehow got even worse. And I am very upset with whoever decided he should be mister perfectly gorgeously hot Edward. Because perfectly gorgeously hot he is not. I decided that the guy who plays Emmett should have played Edward.
5)Bella and Edward have no chemistry, and when they kiss, I feel like gagging. Bella and Jacob have so much chemistry that I just want to jump through the screen and make them kiss. Even in Twilight. Like when they were walking on the beach together. HOT! (See picture - I ADORE the jacket Bella is wearing in that picture)
6)Bella is already so pale that I have NO clue how they can make her paler when she will be a vampire.
7)Edward is going to have to mega buff up if he wants to look like the Edward vampire described in Eclipse. He should learn from Taylor Lautner and go to the gym.
Okay, I guess that's it on the New Moon front. But, um, how incredibly creeptastic is the story about the mom who asked him to sign the Team Jacob panties THAT SHE WAS WEARING. And right in front of her teenaged daughter, en plus. See the story here. It makes me feel less creepy about finding him hot.
This post is getting long, but before I go: SOME BOOK NEWS!
I've been really sick lately and going NaNoWriMo crazy, like I said, so I unfortunately haven't been reading much lately. :-( I am therefore probably be going to posting some mini reviews throughout the next couple weeks of books that I read a while ago. I hope you'll enjoy!
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