How Backstory Almost Totally Fucked Up the Star Wars Franchise: A Lesson for Writers

Column by Cath Murphy December 11, 2015
The Star Wars prequels almost killed the Star Wars franchise and it wasn't just because of Hayden Christensen's acting. The toxic element was an overdose of backstory.

The Books Stephen King Hasn’t Written Yet, But Should

Column by Cath Murphy November 21, 2014
With 54 novels, 5 non-fiction works and several crypts-worth of short stories under his belt, it doesn't seem like there's much left for Stephen King to write about. Except there is...