Storytelling

How to Write a Racist Story

Many accomplished authors and big name production companies have managed to shrink their reach, reduce their profits, and work against social justice — all at the same time! It’s called racism, and it can work for you too. I’ll show you how to write a … read more »
Roleplaying

Using Creepy Music Cues in Your Roleplaying Session

Your adventure is planned, the maps are ready, and you’ve even managed to prepare some great props for your next gaming session. Are you still looking for something more? Want something new to grab your players’ attention and refocus them when the action is about to start?
Worldbuilding

Know How Your Magic Works

Magic is a cornerstone of fantasy. A good place to start when creating a magic system is to ask yourself some questions about how the magic works. Knowing the answers to the following questions is integral to building a cohesive world.
Writing

Clichés Are Bad, Mkay?

There’s a good chance your writing teacher or mentor warned you about the evils of cliché phrases. I’m here to tell you they’re every bit as bad as you’ve heard. Every. Bit. What’s a Cliché? A cliché is usually defined as “an overused phrase or … read more »
Roleplaying

Three Dos and Don’ts of PVP

The subject of player versus player conflict (PVP) has always been a difficult one. In a roleplaying game, you feel like you should be able to do anything within your character’s ability, including stab that annoying elf in the face. However, if that elf happens … read more »