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.

Why I Love LOST

Jan 31st, 2014

Why I Love LOST

Who knows why we connect so deeply with certain works? In one case, I know exactly why.