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How Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Failed Kylo Ren’s Story

Kylo Ren The Rise of Skywalker

SPOILERS AHEAD! The Rise of Skywalker is a fun movie, but one decision was just poor storytelling.

The Mandalorian—aka, The Adventures of Baby Yoda and Space Dad

Mandalorian and Baby Yoda, Star Wars

There’s nothing better than a show that turns your expectations on their head and delivers something so much better.

Losing Spiderman: Sony and Disney’s Failure to the Fans

Spiderman Sony Marvel

The loss of Spiderman from the MCU will only hurt the Spiderman franchise and reduce the credibility of the MCU’s shared universe.

Do You Fight the Urge to Edit Right Away?

Editing Fantasy Sci-fi author Shana Scott

Editing before the project is finished can sometimes stop a writer from moving forward. This technique could help fight the urge to edit right away.

Fictional Anthropology

Culture - Fantasy and Sci-fi

Viewing world building as fictional anthropology is a great way to ensure your world is complex, realistic, and unique, without falling prey to genre tropes.

What Kind of Writer Are You?

Writer - science fiction fantasy author

Understanding your own writing is a step every author has to take. It tells you not only what you write, but why you write it.

Aphantasia: How Do You See Your World?

Aphantasia light blub

Can you imagine a beach? Aphantasia is the inability to visualize images in your mind. This would seem to be a problem for writers, but is it?

Horizon Zero Dawn: Two Worlds in One Game

Horizon Zero Dawn Aloy

Horizon Zero Dawn manages to not only create two entirely different worlds but also weave it beautifully into the storytelling.