Alec Nevala-Lee

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Algis Budrys

After each failure, the character learns something new and applies this knowledge; in the idiot plot, the characters don’t learn or the failures arise from behaving in a way no one would who understands what they know. This is the try-fail cycle, and a story is most satisfying with three.

Algis Budrys

Written by nevalalee

August 26, 2015 at 7:19 am

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