When searching for writing tips, video games are rarely used as case studies. Which is sad. And disappointing. Fantastic stories are told through games, let’s acknowledge what they can teach us about writing.
Whenever I buy a book, I look at the blurb first. Point is – they matter. So, please, can you stop with the spoilers?
Anyone who has read a book knows what a chapter is – a break in the flow of text that makes up a novel. A handy place for a reader […]
The first chapter of Tim Bowler’s Frozen Fire is pretty good, and with an opening line like “I’m dying.” it’s hard not to be. That’s right, it’s time for another opening scene breakdown.
How to resist editing before you’ve finished your first draft, and immediately after.
The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis. What makes the first chapter work?
Last time, we looked at Mr. Robot. This time, we’re looking at Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver. What techniques are used to engage the audience?