“The Seven Sins of Writing” Part Seven: Subverting Expectations

**Warning: spoilers about the television show Game of Thrones ahead.** The final post in our “Seven Sins of Writing” focuses on the most impactful “sin” made in the eighth season of Game of Thrones. Making plot decisions for [...]

“The Seven Sins of Writing” Part Seven: Subverting Expectations2019-07-31T08:13:21-07:00

“The Seven Sins of Writing” Part Six: Plot Armor and Protecting Your Characters

**Warning: spoilers about the television show Game of Thrones ahead.** In the major battles of the final seasons of Game of Thrones, there is no doubt that the show’s creators utilized plot armor and that it hindered the [...]

“The Seven Sins of Writing” Part Six: Plot Armor and Protecting Your Characters2019-07-25T08:28:00-07:00

“The Seven Sins of Writing” Part Five: Lackluster Dialogue

**Warning: spoilers about the television show Game of Thrones ahead.** Last week we discussed the sin of “anticlimactic endings” in storytelling, using two of the largest Game of Thrones’ plot points as examples. This week the topic is [...]

“The Seven Sins of Writing” Part Five: Lackluster Dialogue2019-07-29T06:51:02-07:00

“The Seven Sins of Writing” Part Four: Anticlimactic Endings

**Warning: The “Seven Sins of Writing” series has spoilers about the television show Game of Thrones.** In the first month of the “Seven Sins of Writing” series that we have been writing on Game of Thrones’ final season, [...]

“The Seven Sins of Writing” Part Four: Anticlimactic Endings2019-07-10T07:56:52-07:00

“The Seven Sins of Writing” Part Three: Plot Holes

**WARNING: This blog post along with all others in Midnight Publishing’s “The Seven Sins of Writing” series may include spoilers from all eight seasons of the Game of Thrones TV show on HBO. If you have not yet [...]

“The Seven Sins of Writing” Part Three: Plot Holes2019-07-03T08:53:45-07:00