If you die in the game, you die in real life. Read more »
Bunny, resident intern and proud knight of Mythcreants, is an avid author, amateur illustrator, and aspiring role-player. Chances are she's either currently engaged in an hours-long worldbuilding discussion, watching a video essay about something trivial, up to her neck in homework, or some combination of the above. She's just another well-meaning dork trying to get through high school unscathed.
Hollywood has made the act of revisiting old fan favorites something of a gimmick. With a rising wave of returning franchises, classics like Star Wars, assorted horror and superhero movies, Star Wars, numerous 2D-animated films,* and Star Wars have made their way back to the … read more »
How storytellers want us to think science works. Read more »
Most authors listen to music while they write. But, as anyone who’s assembled a playlist knows, picking the right pieces can be tricky. There’s a whole world of songs to choose from, but when writing a particular scene, a composition with a particular mood or … read more »
A hand with all of the fingers the same length. Eye whites that aren’t white. Seeing a stranger in the mirror. A subtler cousin of horror, the uncanny is more about discomfort than fear. Sigmund Freud* described it as, in greatly paraphrased form here, making … read more »
An infestation spreads through the ranks of our beloved genre. Distorted by centuries of grotesque overexposure and abhorrent inescapability, these clichés have wormed their way into even the best-intentioned novels. Watch out! Read more »