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

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Learning to Slay Dragons

One question that virtually every book lover gets asked is the inevitable, “What is your favorite book?” As if it were possible to choose only one book, in the entire universe of books, in all of the galaxies of genre, among all of the stars of narratives. And for those of us who collect books, … Continue reading Learning to Slay Dragons

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