Turning points are critical to a good story.
Stranger Things 3 was quite a treat.
The protagonist is a story’s most important character.
Character arcs come in all shapes and sizes.
Character arcs form the backbone of many a story.
Worldbuilding is a core aspect of speculative fiction.
Sometimes your hero is stuck between two choices, neither of which have a good outcome.
Antagonists need to be threatening so they can provide tension.
Sometimes a protagonist doesn’t get the whole universe all to themself.
Do you want a story where the villain isn’t a mustache-twirling baddie who does terrible things just “for the evulz”?
While individual villains will always be important, villainous organizations really propel a story to the next level.
At Mythcreants we’ve previous discussed characters who were too unlikable, too isolated, or just disappointing.
Sound, the final frontier.
Candy and spinach are important concepts because they describe two critical elements of character likability.
I’ve said it before: pointing out creepy or otherwise problematic content in bad stories is easy.