The protagonist appeared in the doorway, dressed in a magnificent golden helm and with cerulean eyes shining fiercely.
Roll for initiative: it’s time to talk about action systems in roleplaying games.
What your characters can learn from their mistakes—and how that learning can improve your story.
What to consider when crafting your protagonist with a morally gray streak.
These big bads fell flat from a lack of menace or motivation.
How to make your ravenous cosmic beastie strike terror in your readers' hearts.
How to make your monsters stand out in a world already packed with horrors.
How to show these moral taboos in your story.
Pull on these themes to make your downer society stand out on the page.
What to consider when crafting your world that went under.
How to get readers on the edge of their seats and keep them glued to the page/screen.
These unsettling tales will keep you up at night—and glued to the page.
There's no telling what these less-than-empathetic characters might do.
How to put meaningful obstacles in your protagonist's path.
Use these tips for making protagonists that your readers will want to read more of.
How to choose between a big bad and a creepy-crawly horror for your story.
How your story's big bad can stick in readers' minds.