The Writer and His Reaper Pt 1

Writing character deaths is one of the most critical and thankless tasks a writer can do. This makes sense, given how impactful and final death is*, and how it's often the greatest source of contention among readers, viewers, and fans. As a result, authors need to understand when to kill characters and when to hold … Continue reading The Writer and His Reaper Pt 1


When Bad Isn’t So Good

Have you ever read a book or watched a movie and thought, "That heroes were great and the plot was engaging, but the villain was kind of... blah"? I've noticed this. Quite a lot. I've noticed television shows actually seem to handle the writing for their antagonists better than most media. Perhaps it's because they … Continue reading When Bad Isn’t So Good