Kingdom Hearts III: A Writer’s Take

The Prologue Let me share with you a perfect summer memory, made all the sweeter by the fact that it was, in fact, not perfect. It was the end of the school year, but not just the year. High school was over. My friends and I had tossed our hats into the air, and then … Continue reading Kingdom Hearts III: A Writer’s Take

The Story Continues: FFXV Episode Ignis

I like to talk about video games as a writer because they are such an interesting storytelling form. They have their own rules and limitations. They’re also very expensive stories that depend on technology, and the choices made in creating them are often fascinating. And sometimes they can teach writers a thing or two about … Continue reading The Story Continues: FFXV Episode Ignis

Why Teenage Boys are Told Not to Feel, and Why That’s So Wrong

This week's post features words from upcoming Irish author Dave Rudden, whose novel Knights of the Borrowed Dark will be released in August of this year. I was delighted and gratified to find his work because not only does the story sound like a really good read, it also resonates with many themes that I think are … Continue reading Why Teenage Boys are Told Not to Feel, and Why That’s So Wrong