Tag Archives: plot

Questions 282: Balancing Worldbuilding, Plot, and Characterization

Subscribe Here!

JR asks:
“What advice do you have for balancing worldbuilding, plot, and characterization?”

Resources mentioned:
The Complete Shakespeare
Yentl
Schindler’s List

Questions 80: Writing Villain-Free Novels

Subscribe Here!

Krysteen asks:
“I don’t have a villain in my story–is this okay? How does a person do this?”

Books discussed and recommended:
Earth Abides by George Stewart
Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Caroll
Tunnel in the Sky by Robert A. Heinlein
The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl