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Action and Opening Scenes: Yea, Nay, or Balance?

Action and Opening Scenes: Yea, Nay, or Balance?

It’s not surprising that over the course of WWC’s extended weekend in August, I heard contradictory pieces of information. Devil’s advocate that I am, I like to play both sides of the fence, unless it’s something really obvious where there […]

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I Love You Lara Croft, But I Don’t Want My Female Characters to Be Like You

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Cradle of Life came on TV the other night, and because it was Friday, and TV sucks on Friday, my parents and I watched it. It doesn’t hurt that it’s awesomely entertaining. The first Lara Croft […]

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Motivation & Character

Motivation & Character

This is my response to Melissa’s fabulous post on Monday about character creation. One thing Melissa said jumped right off the page and got my wheels turning: “Actions tell us more than anything else. I don’t care that her brother […]

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