Lessons in Adaptation, Longform

Lessons in Adaptation: The End of the F***ing World

What would you say to a heartwarming comedy about a teenage psychopath running away with the girl he intends to make his first murder victim? If you’re anything like me, you probably skipped The End of the Fucking World when the show first aired. The premise is eye-catching, but there are so many ways it… Continue reading Lessons in Adaptation: The End of the F***ing World

3P Reviews, Essays, Longform

What Makes a Good Character Relationship?

There are hundreds, thousands, maybe even more beautifully-written characters in published works. But what is a character on their own without any connection to the people around them? Isolated characters can only go so far; we are a social species, after all, so relationships of all sorts are important to us. Let's take a look at how fictional relationships work.