Without tension, readers get bored fast.
Conflict centralizes tension and tension drives the story.
Tense scenes make for tense stories.
Against unclear stakes, dislikable heroes, and slow timelines, will tension triumph?
Is something bad going to happen?
How to get another shot of tension gas into your story-mobile.
Is it a framework or is it a conceptual model or is it a theoretical model?
Anyone familiar with D&D’s Eberron setting will immediately recognize Alt Coulumb.
What if I just take most of my characters and replace them with animal companions?
Just no clones or alternate timelines, that’s all we ask!
Does your reveal have to be guessable or just plausible?
Surprise, it was a red herring.
Absolutely everything you need to know in eight rules.
Spoiler: it doesn't include a prologue.
We're serious podcasters, and you should take us very seriously.
Frank Herbert is not a guy I would go to for political commentary.
If you don't know what expectations you're setting, readers may feel cheated by your end.
Your novel can include fun side adventures, but it needs to be structured correctly.