Category: Narrative Analysis

Read to become a better writer

In our article Three Reasons Writers Should Read, we discussed how many writers – established and aspiring alike – aren’t reading, and why this prevents them from developing their writing skills and keeps them disconnected from their craft. There’s no escaping…

3 reasons writers should read

why writers should read In regards to the question of whether or not writers should read, there are two schools of thought. The first freely admit to not reading much themselves. They don’t have time to both read and write,…

Better Call Saul: Literary Theme

Spoiler Warning: this post contains spoilers for season one of the AMC television show Better Call Saul. If you haven’t seen it yet and don’t want it to be spoiled, you can watch it on Netflix. You can also purchase…

The Writer’s Sympathy Formula

Spoiler Warning: This article contains spoilers that span the entirety of season one of Better Call Saul. Season one is now streaming on Netflix. You can also purchase it here to stream on Amazon Instant Video. In all the history…

Outlander: Gender Roles in Fiction

Note: This post contains spoilers from book one of the Outlander series, and also for the first half of season one of the Outlander television show. Recently, I’ve been reading Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander and watching Star’s accompanying television adaptation. I’m…