Thoughts on ‘A Game of Thrones’

When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. Continue reading

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Plot Twists And When To Drop Them

What makes for a good plot twist in a story? How do you decide if a new device makes for interest or ridiculousness? And when should you cut a plot point, no matter how beloved? Continue reading

Thoughts on “Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell”

English magic has a fine tradition. One that goes back through the centuries. Of course there are always prophecies and street magicians who make a living being charlatans, but it’s a recognized profession. And one that’s filled with controversy. Continue reading