Writers today are often told that they absolutely have to subvert audience expectations in order to tell a compelling story. Notably, those who insist that authors do this never give a truly compelling case for why this has to be done with every single tale they tell. Most disturbingly, these advisers never say just where … Continue reading Is Subverting the Audience’s Expectations the Best Way to Go?
This case seems to have gotten a little out of hand.… Man Challenges Ex-Wife and her Lawyer to Trial By Combat to Settle Legal Dispute Jan 21, 2020 Steve Palace David Ostrom of Kansas, inspired by his love of Game of Thrones, has requested a trial by combat. That’s right he has made an extremely … Continue reading Duel to the Death!… Maybe?