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
The Hidden Message in Disney’s Christopher Robin — Winnie the Pooh to the rescue
Why Black Sails Has One of the Best Protagonists in TV History — Hail Captain Flint!
23 of the Best YouTube Channels for Visual Storytellers — Many clever examples
What Went Wrong with Bad Times at the El Royale? — Trying to be Tarantino 2.0…
Why We Replaced Heroes with Antiheroes — The major cultural trend in storytelling
Why The Spy Who Dumped Me Deserves a Sequel — A franchise waiting to happen!
10 Subtly Amazing Moments in Lady Bird — Greta Gerwig’s little details add up
The Surprising Theme in Pixar’s Coco — One ironic twist to rule them all
The 3 Biggest Storytelling Problems in DC’s Shazam! — Serious villain issues
The Real Secret to Writing a Redemptive Character Arc — With examples!
The Story Problems in Molly’s Game — Aaron Sorkin’s script is missing something
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