Using TVTropes as a base of information, this incredible chart organizes story structure, archetypes, plot devices and more into a structure similar to the periodic table of elements. It's an incredibly cool project that puts the actually really useful storytelling knowledge of TVTropes into a more-teachable form.
In 1975, the late New Journalism pioneer and author Joan Didion delivered a commencement address at the University of California, Riverside. While the ending has been frequently quoted and a few excepts published, the complete text has been "lost" in the bowels of the UCR library for almost 50 years. On the occasion of Didion's… READ THE REST
Since 2002, the Alpha Writers Workshop has hosted a group of a teenagers from 14 to 19 years of age for an 11-day residential writing workshop at the University of Pittsburgh's Greensburg campus. As far as I'm aware, it's the only teen workshop to focus on science fiction, fantasy, and horror writing, too. In that… READ THE REST
Going off to a cabin to write, charming as it may be, always struck me as dreaming, not doing (See also: fancy journals, focus-writing apps and my own dumb idée fixe, specialized word processors). The lack of the thing becomes an excuse, and the presence of the thing fails to result in more writing. In… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Working out is one of the best ways to regulate your mood and keep your body healthy. However, especially as you up the intensity of your workout, you'll notice that your… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. If you're an adventurous type and constantly find yourself in the middle of nature, then you're no stranger to the trials of packing gear for your excursions. The hardest part can be… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. With the ongoing pandemic, working from home and at home workouts have become the new norm in our lives. What better way to unwind and escape everyday stress than with access… READ THE REST