In the past, I’ve written about marrying plot and characters, and how to improve you characters. I haven’t really written in-depth about the importance of characters versus plot. Let’s remedy that.
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is a video game about a Pict warrior traveling to Helheim to save her dead lover. Oh, and Senua hears voices. She hears female voices that are probably her own, but also those of her former friend Druth and her father and mother. The resulting game is interesting, to say the least.
I’ve been working on a new short story. I decided to use the third person omniscient narrative viewpoint. Let’s look at how that works and what it does.
The Good Place is a comedy by NBC about the afterlife. It’s on my local Netflix and I binge watched the first two seasons recently. Let’s have a look.
I was at a family reunion last week, running after my toddler all afternoon to keep her away from the knives and power outlets. One of my cousins remarked that she’d always just let her children run free; they had to learn for themselves, didn’t they? That got me thinking.