The Bird and the Blade by Megan Bannen is a treasure trove of useful literary techniques. We'll take a look at how Bannen creates layers in a scene by utilizing the attitudes of its characters.
What makes The LEGO Batman Movie a solid Batman film? How do these campy, self-aware versions of Batman characters differ from (and resemble) the heart of the lore?
The Testaments by Margaret Atwood, sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, is full of literary devices to fill your writer's toolbox. But how does the opening scene establish the rest of the book so well?
Dialogue can be difficult to write, especially if your characters clash. Blood Heir by Amalie Wen Zhao teaches us the art of compelling dialogue.
How does Not Even Bones by Rebecca Schaeffer subvert a reader's expectations? Analyzing both the book and the Webtoon reveals an ever-shifting balance. Be warned of spoilers!