Here are this writer's New Year reflections, focusing on six "gifts" I gave myself and why I believe they were profoundly life-changing.
On a very special bonus episode of the podcast, Kobo CEO Michael Tamblyn sits down with some of the book lovers at Kobo to talk about their favourite reads of 2021. With recommend
Award-winning SFF author Cadwell Turnbull joins us on the podcast this week to discuss his latest novel, No Gods, No Monsters. Cadwell talks to us about writing character-driven Sc
The two halves of the Climactic Moment require the story's final sequence to offer two very specific beats: Sacrifice and Victory/Failure.
The two halves of the Third Plot Point work together to create a scene arc that moves from the False Victory to the Low Moment.
The First Plot Point is often referred to as a threshold, a visual metaphor representing the native two-sidedness of all structural beats.
A series examining the two important "halves" in each of story structure's major beats, beginning with the Inciting Event in the First Act.
Find out what defines repetitive scenes, as well as strategies for recognizing and avoiding them in your fiction.
The archetypal antagonists for the Mage Arc often manifest subtly--not in obvious "evil," but in an ordinary person's weakness.