It’s not enough to be told that characters are the best at what they do — we need to see it on screen. The Writer Emergency Pack XL card “Perfect Balance” wants you to think about when you can show your characters going above and beyond what most people can do.
The Writer Emergency Pack XL card “Handcuffs of Fate” reminds us forcing two opposing characters to work together can move the story forward. Let’s dig in to the suggestions on “Handcuffs of Fate” to see how Fury Road binds characters together, and how you can learn to use these tactics in your story!
The Simpsons episode “Marge vs. the Monorail” doesn’t feature any flesh-eating ghouls. But it does offer examples for writing zombies of another kind: people stuck in a mob mentality.
Looking at how Nope forces its characters to Fight the Giant. Warning: Spoilers ahead!