Ditch these character models to ensure your story won't age like already-spoiled milk.
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These protagonists plummeted well before they should've peaked.
These bad habits need to stop getting praise from our stories.
This monstrous RPG avoids some of fantasy's most harmful habits.
These series almost hit the mark on avoiding sexism—but still fell a little short.
The dos and don'ts of crafting a biased fictional world.
Inject some energy into these tired tropes by swapping characters' pronouns.
How to buff up your RPG story's social justice.
Grace joins Oren, Mike, and Chris in discussing how artificial personalities are gendered.
Why you shouldn't use RPGs for life lessons.
How this time-travelling narrative strips its heroine of agency from page 1.
How to make your remake stand on its own and stay true to its source.
To craft a palatable love story, avoid these gross conventions.
How this fantastical series perpetuated misogynistic beliefs.
When art starts to get a little too close to life—or the life the artists wants to have.
How your story can treat its darker-skinned characters like trash.
How this writers' group failed its female fans—repeatedly.