Who’s read Saga, either in whole or in part? What do you think of it and is it worthy material for a pop culture blogger who needs to buy one set of texts and get a lot of mileage out of them?
The reason I ask is that I need a large, rich text to fuel the next phase of my blogging. Puppies and personal problems are going to get old quickly, and the stand-alone photography has pretty much played out until spring.
I need books or comics to write about, and I have Amazon money to spend.
What I need is a relevant, significant, contemporary, ongoing thing that I can approach from different angles and write about for several blogs.
Saga seems to be the best bet, and my closest friends are telling me to pull the trigger on this one.
What do you think? Worthwhile, or should I order something like Civil War and go hard at Marvel?
I am at a crossroads here. Big decision, because it’s going to determine the content for most of my blogging through the end of March.
This is a weekly booking meme courtesy of Freda’s Voice. And there is a linkup! The rules are simple: Grab a book, any book. Turn to page 56. Find a sentence, any sentence, and post it. (Or post a few — just don’t spoil it!) Add the post url (not your homepage) to the linky and do some visits.
Since I’m into the 17th installment of a Tolkien series for Part Time Monster and am re-running the series from the beginning on Thursdays at Sourcerer, I’m featuring Tolkien quotes. From The Return of the King.
And while Theoden went by slow paths in the hills, the Grey Company passed swiftly over the plain, and on the next day in the afternoon they came to Edoras; and there they halted only briefly, ere they passed up the valley, and so came to Dunharrow as darkness fell.
The Lady Eowyn greeting them and was glad of their coming . . .
This is a weekly booking meme courtesy of Freda’s Voice. There is a linkup! The rules are simple: Grab a book, any book. Turn to page 56. Find a sentence, any sentence, and post it. (Or post a few — just don’t spoil it!) Add the post url (not your homepage) to the linky and do some visits.
Since I’m publising an Endless Tolkien series at Part Time Monster and am re-running the series from the beginning on Thursdays at Sourcerer, I’m sticking with Tolkien until I run out of books to quote. From The Two Towers.
‘Maggots!’ jeered the Isengarders. ‘You’re cooked. The Whiteskins will catch you and eat you. They’re coming.’
A cry from Grishnakh showed that this was not mere jest. Horsemen, riding very swiftly, had indeed been sighted: still far behind, but gaining on the Orcs, gaining on them like a tide over the flats on folk straying in a quicksand.
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