Factions: Not great in real life, awesome in fiction.
To kill or not to kill?
Write a letter to your readers.
Civilization ended, so it's time for a robe and wizard hat.
What if a character was just nice and dependable?
How much of a story is middle, anyway?
Is it the journey or the destination that matters?
It can be horses or space ships, so long as someone has a duster.
More The Hobbit than Lord of The Rings.
A 19th century artistic movement, in MY writing? It's more likely than you think!
The story is tense, but could it be... *more* tense?
How many is too many?
We have to go back!
Is it better than the books? Yes, but better how, exactly?
We must all appreciate the hard working verb.
Our main advice on meta mysteries is: don’t.
Let's play Ghost or No Ghost.
How much backstory should your story have?
We're in the “similes are metaphors” camp.
When we say conflict, we do not necessarily mean physical violence.