We were going to talk about wizards, but we couldn't agree on what they are.
Parents: they really get in the way when your underaged hero wants to have dangerous adventures
What is that last line even for?
Due to the linear nature of spacetime, stories have to start somewhere.
How do you know which stories aren't yours to tell, and why should you care?
Things are heating up this week, because we're talking about dragons, salamanders, and more!
Is lost knowledge always found in the last place you look?
What people actually mean when they say “character driven,” and how plot strengthens character.
The term “prescriptivism” gets thrown around a lot, but what does it really mean?
But what is a flat character, really? Where did the term come from, and is it always bad?
Most writers will seek out editing at some point, but what kind of editing should you get?
Behold, an introduction, a beginning if you will, and we shall, heretofore, lay out the topic.
A phrase that sounds perfectly harmless to one person can be deeply unsettling to another.
Readers need to know things to understand your story.
How to put words on paper?
Sometimes a story is created as one thing, but you want to make it into another thing.
In storytelling, happy endings are the default for good reason.
Before your hero can clock in for a space 9 to 5, they first have to commute to work.
Sometimes you want a story to do one thing, but you also want it to do another thing.