I was recently confronted with a nagging feeling that one of my stories wasn’t working. I couldn’t figure out why. Then I realized I had a Plot-Character Mismatch.
Open-world video games are all the rage these days. The number of video games touting the label is huge, from Skyrim to Far Cry to the Witcher 3. They can be very fun to play, but they do have downsides, especially concerning storytelling.
If you throw a group of people in a stressful situation, those people will be pushed to their limits or beyond. In some stories, though, the people in the group turn to idiocy. Let’s have a look at the Flock of Headless Chickens writing smell.
Drumroll please. Queue the orchestral music. It’s time to discuss melodrama.
A new season of the British Sherlock is here. After seeing the first episode, I’m… not convinced. Let’s break down ‘the Six Thatchers’.