Category Archives: Philosophy

Random Ramble: Bow to the Novice

We all start somewhere. Honour where that is. This video was created thanks to an inspiring conversation with my friend Adriel who I challenged to create a similar video. You can find his vlog by clicking here.

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The Four Pillars of Fiction BONUS Post: Putting it into Practice

I am very glad that everyone has enjoyed the recent series I’ve written on The Four Pillars of Fiction, so much so that I’ve broken records in terms of daily viewership and followers gained per post. So thank you very … Continue reading

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The Four Pillars of Fiction Part 4: Dialogue

So you got your plot, your characters, and the setting? All that’s left to do is make these people talk, and following in the principle provided in this blog series, what they think and say needs to serve a purpose. … Continue reading

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The Four Pillars of Fiction Part 3: Setting

Characters can’t just exist as talking heads in an empty vacuum, they need a setting in which to act out their drama. And it can’t just be any place chosen at random, it needs to be a specific place that your … Continue reading

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The Four Pillars of Fiction Part 2: Characters

Your story’s objective is only as powerful as the characters that convey it. Each member of the cast must represent opposing sides of the main argument, thus providing several different angles to perceive your story’s philosophy. I’ve already written a couple … Continue reading

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The Four Pillars of Fiction Part 1: PLOT

You may be familiar with this basic outline of what a plot graph looks like, and it is nice for writing a basic outline for a story. However, this is just a skeleton and we should add some layers to … Continue reading

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Anna’s Quest Review

Anna’s Quest is by far my favourite point and click game! It’s about a little girl with telekensis who sets out on an adventure to find a cure for her sick grandpa. Her level of innocence, empathy, and resourcefulness makes … Continue reading

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