On Writing Heroes

No one is an unjust villain in his own mind. Even - perhaps even especially - those who are the worst of us. Some of the cruelest tyrants in history were motivated by noble ideals, or made choices that they would call ‘hard but necessary steps’ for the good of their nation. We’re all the hero of … Continue reading On Writing Heroes

Writing Lessons from Videogames

I started reading and writing at an early age. I was always a bookworm, and until my teens the only shows I really watched were “edutainment” based: Wishbone; Magic School Bus; Jim Henson’s Storyteller; and there was this Sunday morning cartoon that was just variations of Greek myths. As I got older, I moved from … Continue reading Writing Lessons from Videogames