Twilight

Writing

Lessons From Twilight vs Fifty Shades

Twilight vs Fifty Shades of Grey

We’ve¬†dissected the first chapters of terrible novels and great ones.* We’ve looked at entire short stories, and¬†now I’ll kick it up a notch. I’m going to pit two books against each other in a battle to the DEATH! No, I’m not sure how a book … read more »

Analysis

Five Wish-Fulfillment Characters

While we don’t always talk about it, we all love our daydreams. So naturally, some stories are designed to let us live our fantasies through the protagonist. There’s a little wish-fulfillment in any good story, but these go above and beyond, crafting every scene to … read more »

Storytelling

Five Unrealistic Character Traits

Storytellers want to have their cake and eat it too, even if the cake is absolute perfection, and the eating is relatable flaws. The inevitable result of trying to have it both ways is a character that defies human nature. These characters have traits that … read more »

Commentary

Seven Epic Fan Romance Battles

Here I’ll explore the philosophical paradigm that overlays our understanding of how synergistic behaviors are maintained in an ethical society. Just kidding. This is about fans, known as shippers, that really want non-existent people to get it on. Read more »