Storytelling

Five Ways to Make Your Character Stand Out

Are you worried your characters are forgettable? Don’t be. Just sacrifice small rodents in the name of Scientor until everyone sees visions of your heroes whenever they close their eyes. Or you could do the boring, normal thing and read this list of suggestions I made for you. Read more »

Podcast

39 – Scientific Accuracy in Stories

The Mythcreant Podcast

Dr. Brandon Kier joins Oren, Mike, and Chris in discussing scientific accuracy – or lack thereof – in popular stories. They speculate on whether scientific accuracy is important, describe stories and scenes with questionable science, and highlight how science and the scientific process is itself portrayed. Read more »

Roleplaying

Ten WTF Ways To Die in Roleplaying Games

When our favorite roleplaying character finally meets their maker, we all hope it’ll be in glorious battle, standing firm against all odds to protect what they hold dear. Or maybe they’ll go peacefully in their sleep after a long life of accomplishments. But who are … read more »

Writing

Three Writing Exercises for Better Characters

A renaissance painting of a woman showing her child a book.

Characters can be tricky to pin down – or even write correctly in the first place. Some lucky writers have characters that are willing to sit down and chat with them. Others can slip themselves into their character’s shoes without much difficulty. If you’re having … read more »

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