Reblogged: How to Keep Readers From Asking, “Why Didn’t They Just…?” 

Interesting and useful.

Stephanie O’Brien

My siblings and I have sometimes joked that we could take over several fictional universes with the power of “Why didn’t they just…?” When characters fail to use an obvious solution, or forget a skill or superpower that could easily resolve the situation, it can be pretty frustrating for the readers. […]
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How to Keep Your Readers From Asking, “Why Didn’t They Just…?”