Why some characters get on our nerves—and what you can do to avoid it.
How your story's climax can pack the biggest dramatic punch possible.
Oren, Chris, and Mike discuss TV shows that get noticeably better or worse during their run.
These baddies transformed themselves throughout their stories—and made it believable.
How your protagonist can fall short and still satisfy readers.
Oren, Chris, and Mike discuss how black and white morality is built into worlds, particularly through magic systems.
First of all, who says that, Lois?
Mike, Oren, and Chris are confounded by all-encompassing definition of anti-heroes on TV Tropes.
Why your baddies should do more than just blast off again (and again and again).
Mike, Oren and Chris discuss the weaknesses and strengths that come with episodic, overarching, and anthology stories.
The highlights from this year's social justice-focused storytelling convention.
These potential pairings split fandoms, no matter which side won the canon.
These protagonists were out of everyone else's league.
Why characters breaking social conventions improve the stories they star in.
How to give your protagonist a balanced diet—it'll improve your story.