How to Build a Better Power Struggle: Forget Good Versus Evil

“Good versus evil” is overrated as a dramatic structure or device. Here’s why, and why a focus on power dynamics is a great alternative instead.

Derek or Meredith? Taking Sides With Characters

Are you a black-and-white person, or a grey area person? How do these attitudes affect characters and readers’ relationship to them? Some thoughts on the subject in this post.