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Should you go to see The Battle of the Five Armies?
This is really the core question any review ought to help answer, so that's the one I'll try to address. And since this is intended for readers who have not seen it yet, I'll do my best to avoid [Read this blog post]
Without a setting, your story takes place on a blank stage, with characters and actions without a backdrop. But how to go about presenting your setting is a balancing act. What's the right mix?
Appropriate to the Story
Your description of scene n[Read this blog post]
This week in Sci-Fi Time Capsule, the spiritual successor of the X-Files, Fringe. Season 1, Episode 10 is "Safe," which is about a bank robbery where a man gets stuck inside a wall.
(WARNING: Spoilers begin below link)
It sta[Read this blog post]
A while back a gave a list of tips for authors who wanted to edit their own work before sending it out to an editor. Well, here are 5 more tips for those of you who want to make your best effort at fixing your own manuscripts before pawning the wor[Read this blog post]