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Beta reader appreciation post.

Another reason to appreciate [livejournal.com profile] penwiper26 is that she says things like "You really need to watch Call the Midwife" and then I get hooked and can't stop watching just when I should be doing a million other things. Thanks so much. :) But really, it's lovely and just what I need right now. And has me contemplating the differences between tropes and cliches. It's a very trope-heavy show, but doesn't cause cliche-groaning very often. I do find that I'm predicting plot twists on a regular basis, however.

I think I've decided against watching Sleepy Hollow this season, after the first episode. Not that it was bad, exactly, but the thrill is gone, and I don't need more distractions. One can always catch up in the throes of influenza or something (though I'll probably get a shot). The people whose B&B I stayed at in northeastern Iowa have a son who's doing computer animation for the show (along with all sorts of movies), but that's not enough of a connection to keep going. I am hanging on for The Good Wife, Castle, and (surprisingly to me) Doctor Who. And Person of Interest when it comes back - yay Shaw! And season 3 of Miss Fisher was terrific.

Okay, so now I need to go insert the word "bootstrap" into Not Time's Fool somewhere, and accomplish other miracles of editing.

Date: 2015-10-17 08:25 pm (UTC)From: [personal profile] mmegaera
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I, OTOH, am about to give up on Castle (which seems to have jumped a shark the size of the Grand Canyon), but am hanging onto Sleepy Hollow (purely because Tom Mison is eye candy of the highest order [wry g]).

I've only made it up to season 2 of Miss Fisher, but I love, love, love that show. It's right up there with Murdoch Mysteries (a Canadian show about a turn-of-the-last-century police detective in Toronto).

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