Are you writing the kind of mystery you like to solve? Can you solve it the way it’s written? If you can’t, then I guarantee your readers won’t be able to. In this episode, I talk about how to write good mysteries.
…About James Cameron’s Avatar Franchise
James Cameron has taken us to a new world, with new life and new civilizations. A lot of people around the world love the Avatar movies, but a lot of people have concerns about them. In this podcast, I talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly about Avatar.
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.
I’ve always been a writer, and a few years ago, I decided it was time to start acting like a professional one; and that meant paying taxes like one.
…About Virtual Cons
In the time of coronavirus, conventions are going virtual.
…Recommends Movies (Just Mercy, Little Women, Dolittle, and More)
It’s been a month since my last movie post. It’s time to catch up on what I’ve seen and what I recommend.
…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 What He’s Up To
It’s been six months since I posted a podcast episode. This one’s small, but it has a lot in it.