Whether you need help with character design, story structure, or plot twists, here are my most-read posts over the past 90 days.
Popular Storytelling Tips
The Real Hidden Genius of Pulp Fiction — Here’s why Tarantino’s script works so well
23 of the Best YouTube Channels for Visual Storytellers — Lots of clever examples!
10 Subtly Amazing Moments in Lady Bird — Why Greta Gerwig’s little details add up
The Mystery Box Is Broken, and Here’s How to Fix It — A trope gone very wrong
Why We Replaced Heroes with Antiheroes — The major cultural trend in storytelling
How Tag Hid a Heartfelt Movie in a Crass Comedy — Slapstick, but make it resonate
Why Black Sails Has One of the Best Protagonists in TV History — Hail Captain Flint!
The Surprising Theme in Pixar’s Coco — One ironic twist to rule them all
Why Avengers: Endgame Is So Emotionally Effective — Character arcs done right
The Hidden Message in Disney’s Christopher Robin — Winnie the Pooh to the rescue?
The Problem at the Heart of The Snyder Cut — Justice League vs. “Josstice League”
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