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Mike, Oren, and Chris explore how science fiction is used to comment on contemporary issues.
The highlights from this year's gaming convention.
How your plot and your setting can build off each other.
Why characters breaking social conventions improve the stories they star in.
How to tell when a scene isn't pulling its dramatic weight—and how you can beef it up.
How this storytelling blog got from idea to the website you're reading this on.
How to give your protagonist a balanced diet—it'll improve your story.
How this writers' group failed its female fans—repeatedly.
How this movie award ceremony failed film's most popular genre.
How book critics got themselves tangled in a knot of meta-analysis.