What's Wrong with Bad Stories

A fear of mine has always been that I will write a bad story. So I decided to identify what makes a bad story bad ... so that I never make that mistake.

We’ve all sat through a bad movie or waded through a bad novel. No, not dirty … painful.

You can usually identify the main problem in a bad story. It’s actually really easy to tell.

The hero’s motivation makes no sense.

If the main character seems to want a different thing in e