Worldbuilding is one of a writer’s most important tasks. Whatever you write, whether it’s regular fiction or science fiction, whether it’s for books, movies, comics, television, or even video games, you need to build a strong foundation for it. You need to build a world for it.
…About Maps, Prologues, and Epilogues
Many writers debate the use and necessity of maps, prologues, and epilogues in fiction. Here are my thoughts on the subjects.
Once a story is told and you’re wondering where to go next, sometimes the best place to go is back to the beginning…or even further.
…About the Human Element
The most important part of any story, even more so than the plot itself, is the characters. We need to be able to empathize with them if we’re going to continue reading about and watching them. But do the characters need to be humans for us to care what happens to them?
…About Violence in Movies and TV
There is, in each of us, a limit to the amount and type of violence we’ll accept in our entertainment. Where do we draw the line? And why? I also share my thoughts about Ben Affleck’s current situation, Kelly Marie Tran’s article in the New York Times, and more.
…About A Sequel To Man Of Steel
Although Henry Cavill has portrayed Superman in three films over the last five years, many people think there should be a “proper” sequel to the movie that started the DCEU. Here’s a way they could do it that may just make everyone happy, fans and haters alike.