Why Stories?

Previously published elsewhere on the site and now moved and reposted to here. Why stories? Why do we write stories? Why do we read them? How much do they really matter? Think about how we often discuss stories in our culture: Pleasure reading. Guilty reading. Saying “I’m going to do absolutely nothing and read.” Using … Continue reading Why Stories?

Crafting a Plot Twist: or Don’t Lie to Your Audience

Photo by Milada Vigerova on Unsplash Alright, so I recently watched the movie 47 Meters Down - and I have thoughts. My thoughts are about plot twists in general, but they all stem from 47 Meters Down - so there will be spoilers. You have been warned. In brief, 47 Meters Down involves two sisters, … Continue reading Crafting a Plot Twist: or Don’t Lie to Your Audience