Tag: Review

Don’t Rush Your Story! [Homecoming Season 2 Review]

Homecoming season 2 is a perfect example of why you shouldn’t rush a story, especially its ending.

Please Stop Putting Spoilers In Book Blurbs

Whenever I buy a book, I look at the blurb first. Point is – they matter. So, please, can you stop with the spoilers?

Write A Great Opener – FROZEN FIRE

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.

Top 10 Awesome Stories from ALIEN DAYS – Book Review

I recently got an ARC of Alien Days, a multi-author anthology of science fiction featuring 21 stories. Here’s my quick, non-spoiler, thoughts my personal favourites of the bunch.

Write A Great Opener – THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH

The Man Who Fell to Earth by Walter Tevis. What makes the first chapter work?

Love Stories? Top 5 YouTubers You Need to Subscribe To!

Did you know there’s a ton of awesome stories on YouTube? From short films to audio stories, there’s plenty of fiction to enjoy.

Write A Great Opener – BABY DRIVER

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?

Write A Great Opener – MR. ROBOT

Be it the first chapter to a novel, or the opening scene of a screenplay, writing a good opening to a story is tough. What can Mr. Robot teach us about setting up a compelling narrative?

Why The Plot Twist In ROBOT & FRANK Doesn’t Work

I recently watched Robot and Frank, a bittersweet science fiction drama about an older man struggling with memory loss and his reluctant acceptance of his helper-bot. I liked it overall, except for one tiny detail – the plot twist.

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