Thursday 25 April 2013

A-Z Challenge: V: Veronica Mars

What I Learned About Writing from Watching TV aka Justifying my TV Habit.

Veronica Mars has to be V. Has to be. Especially due to the recent exciting news about a movie.

Ah Veronica Mars One of the best YA shows of recent times.

I could praise the superb setting in Neptune. The strong ballsy heroine. The fact she has a male best friend and it never turns romantic.

What I do think is strong is the overall mystery, especially in season one. She is trying to solve her best friends murder. Not some girl in school who she’s never met. Her best friend. It’s personal to Veronica. The aim of the main character should be personal to them, and it’s easy to forget that in writing. To have them solve a mystery just because.

Ah who am I kidding? Veronica Mars is just all round GREAT. Watch it, if you haven't already. You won't regret it.

Quotes: I've got a secret, a good one. 

Could have gone for VAMPIRE DIARIES. Special mention to Damon Salvatore.


  1. I'v heard of this show but I never watched it. Maybe something to add to the Netflix list!

    Happy A-Z!

  2. I'll put it down and take a look. Like Madeline, I'm a Netflix person, so I never see what's hot or current.

  3. I've never watched it either, but will check it out on netflix. I love your blog header.

  4. What did you learn from Buffy the Vampire Slayer?

  5. Not my kind of show but I know it's really popular.

  6. will have to check out veronica mars

    i liked ugly betty too =)

    Sheldon!!!! i love that guy! so glad i tried the show because i avoided it for a while...

    v is for vikki!!

  7. So glad that kickstarter helped them raise money for their movie. Congrats Veronica Mars. You are loved.

  8. I never watched the TV series, but I like Kristen Bell and I Was very pleased to see that the movie is getting made.

    Tim Brannan
    The Other Side and The Witch
    Red Sonja: She-Devil with a Sword
    The Freedom of Nonbelief

  9. I love Veronica Mars! I think you've hit the nail on the head why the first season was so good.

  10. I'm not sure if I'd ever heard of it. I would say I'm not much into YA, but that's not necessarily true. Does watching old Brady Bunch episodes count as YA? Writer’s Mark

  11. Madeline - I'd definitely recommend the first series!

    C. Lee - ooh do give it a try!

    Melissa - thank you, the lovely Tara designed that for me!

    sue- EVERYTHING! Gosh what isn't Buffy good at ? ;)

    Alex- definitely enjoyable

    Tara - I'd recommend it! and V IS FOR VIKKI! I should have made more of that!!

    Sheena-kay - yes so pleased we'll get a movie!

    Timothy - yes good for them!

    Allison- she is awesome!

    Nancy - hee! Not sure maybe? :)


Please comment, I'd love to know what you think! :)