Maternity leave has afforded me the time to revisit one of my favourite television shows, The Vampire Diaries. It was easy to put on in the background during feeding times or when I just needed to switch off for a little while.
At some point, I started thinking about how much the show sucks me in. How I am gripped by the story time and time again. Why is that, I wondered.
So I began paying attention. I started thinking about what this captivating show could teach me about storytelling, and how I could apply that to my writing. Continue reading “7 things The Vampire Diaries has taught me about storytelling.”