Character karma doesn't stop us from creating complex and nuanced stories.
Uh-oh, there are ants all over this post.
Submitted by Adam, answered
Add excitement without sacrificing what's important.
How much of a story is middle, anyway?
Submitted by Evan, answered
What happens when storytellers make mountains out of molehills.
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Could you have predicted this podcast topic?
Three books go head to head in a high fantasy battle royale!
Have you heard the Klingon proverb that revenge is a dish best served cold?
When good conflicts turn bad.
Downward turning points make failure feel satisfying.
Hot Take: Sometimes the movie is better than the book.
Fixing a Star Wars train wreck.
More The Hobbit than Lord of The Rings.
In a truly tragic story, the hero fails because they made the wrong choice.
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The story is tense, but could it be... *more* tense?
No need to speculate on the mystery if the story just tells you!