LET’S STEAL FROM THIS! Tina Belcher, TV’s Best Character

Mar 20th, 2014

LET’S STEAL FROM THIS! Tina Belcher, TV’s Best Character

Writing needs more Tina Belchers. Here's why.

Let’s Talk About the Writing on TRUE DETECTIVE

Mar 11th, 2014

Let’s Talk About the Writing on TRUE DETECTIVE

TRUE DETECTIVE ended this week, and a whole lot of people were excited about its writing. But was it GOOD writing?

Proving the Negative: TRUE DETECTIVE and Remembering When “This is Not My Thing”

Feb 26th, 2014

Proving the Negative: TRUE DETECTIVE and Remembering When “This is Not My Thing”

I have strong opinions on TRUE DETECTIVE! But I have even stronger ones on *having* those strong opinions. Let's cut up some beer-can figures and work it out inside, shall we?

A Man Thought About How Short Stories Work. What Happened Next Will Blow Your Mind!

Feb 6th, 2014

A Man Thought About How Short Stories Work. What Happened Next Will Blow Your Mind!

Short stories: hard to write, hard to read. But what's the ONE CRAZY TRICK to understanding them? Let's explore all eight of those.