Antagonists: Let ‘Em Be Bad


So, by now you probably have heard Voltron ended with the enigmatic (read: very difficult to understand) resolution that painted Lotor as a hero all along. NANI?! There is a lot to unpack with that so-called twist, but this complete mis-characterization and mishandling of such an obviously evil character has to come with some sort of analytical … Continue reading Antagonists: Let ‘Em Be Bad

How to Avoid Mid-Month Burnout


No matter who you are, 30 straight days of doing anything can start to feel like a chore. It’s less of an exciting thrill than it was when you first sat down with the intention to challenge yourself. Thirty days of writing is no exception to this. As writers, we’re always writing… Something. (Even now, … Continue reading How to Avoid Mid-Month Burnout

Writers, remember that you are historians.


By now, you have probably heard the news that “Captain America #1” completely rewrote 75 years of Captain America’s history in a single comic. If you haven’t, leave now and continue hiding under a rock where it’s safe and everything is still holy, or go do a quick Google search. It won’t be hard, either … Continue reading Writers, remember that you are historians.

#amwriting


Paul: They’re not the kind of stories you can really tell. Holly: Too dirty? Paul: Yeah, I suppose they’re dirty, too, but only incidentally. Mainly they’re angry, sensitive, intensely felt, and that dirtiest of all dirty words – promising. Writing friends and blogs that I follow are all abuzz about September and what that means … Continue reading #amwriting