Author Abigail Morrison discusses how tragedy can be an opportunity to highlight hope in a story, using the musical Hadestown as an example.
Author Abigail Morrison explains how morally good antagonists can add depth and complexity to action stories.
Author Abigail Morrison discusses how Luffy and the Straw Hat Pirates fill the ronin story function and how it can be used effectively in other stories.
Author Abigail Morrison discusses how setups and payoffs are used to create tension, humor, and catharsis in the movie Bullet Train.
Author Abigail Morrison shares a few lessons from publishing her first novel.
Author Abigail Morrison discusses how restraining overpowered characters via relationships, worldbuilding, and plot can lead to more effective stories.
Author Abigail Morrison examines the character Su-Won from the popular manga/anime Yona of the Dawn as an example of a complex antagonist and provides examples of how a complex antagonist can add relational, thematic, and plot depth to a story.
Hi All, I’m going to be making some changes to the blog, so I wanted to chat a little bit about that here. First, we’ll look at why I decided to change things; second, my parameters for choosing a new format; and last, what things will look like moving forward. The old In considering what …