*cough* My interview with Roleplay Public Radio just went live. I . . . thought there'd be more content besides just me. But apparently, we chatted too long,! It's available at RPPR! Share it with those you love. :)
Plot armor is a term that is grossly overused on the interrawebs, I think. I certainly never encountered it in my studies in English, either at the BA or MA level. It's not generally accepted in any academic journals I've ever read, where we might have prefered the term "contrived" or "facile" in regards to plot devices. I certainly never encountered "plot armor" until about 2008, 2009 or so.
There are times when it's useful as a term, and there are times when I think it ha
Welcome to Edda-Earth. If I post here, it's likely to be about one of the following topics: Progress on selling Edda-Earth. Progress on writing more books in Edda-Earth. Progress on writing books set in universes other than Edda-Earth. Progress on marketing the books. Or. . . because this is a blog about writing. . . I'll talk about writers who've inspired me, moments in my history as a reader that left marks on how I approach writing and understanding other authors' works, a