What makes bad characters so good?
Why the myth of the fake geek girl is prevalent in today’s nerd-dom and what us girls can do to keep on doing what we love most.
Why is there an apparent bias against female protagonists? How do we identify the problem and adjust? How does it affect our writing?
Why POV is important, how it can be used to your advantage in writing, and what different kinds there are!
How important is setting? Very.
Do you need it? Yes.
Could there be an omniscient coffee addicted writer dictating our very lives? Maybe.
On National Novel Writing Month and why you should do it!
Visit nanowrimo.org for more info!
On roleplaying and how awkward it is to talk about it when people misunderstand you.
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Based off of characters of my own creation.
Check out her gallery! Super awesome. ^_^
I love Natalie Portman, but every character can’t look exactly like her, have every single skill on the planet, and be super duper smart with super powers. Except her, of course!
What is a Mary Sue and how can we balance our character to prevent us from creating one?
Jane breaks down the basics of script format, using Joss Whedon’s Serenity as a perfect example!
Jane dives into Kurt Vonnegut’s Eight Rules of Writing Fiction, and how you can utilize or break them.
Jane explains why film adaptations of books are sometimes good (Hunger Games), but usually suck.
Jane demos how to write dialogue which if effective, yet casual. Exactly what you want on screen.
Need advice for writing? Check it out!
Supernatural is coming back! So why not use its great characters to go in-depth on character archetypes.
Jane’s newest video about character archetypes and how to use them when creating your characters.
Windows 8 could be cracking the wipe as Windows pushes into video game distribution.
Treyarch made a lot of changes to the franchise in Black Ops 2, but is it really a different Call of Duty game?
Jane discusses writing from the great Harry Potter convention: LeakyCon
The major hardware developers and publishers recently dropped their quarterly earnings reports and they are pretty terrible. Find out what is plaguing the video game industry.
Taking down Crysis 2’s first boss with slow-mo powers.