On Chuck Wendig only wanting to write standalones from now on, a sentiment I agree with.
Me vs. doing sequels, yet again.
Meaning, go straight to the good stuff and don't make people wait.
More on why I'm a never-the-same-thing-twice writer (and why others might not be).
"When audiences clamor for a sequel, what they’re really doing is expressing their enthusiasm for the movie they just saw."
We've got to put a stop to these doorstoppers.
On the philosophy of sequels (and why I'm on the "against" side).
Hollywood's mania for sequels makes sense in light of how forgettable the films are. With no follow-up, who would remember they even exist?
Creativity, repeating itself. (Or why you don't remake lightning in a bottle.)
Epics are about depth, not length.
Bill Watterson: "No upside for me" in adapting Calvin & Hobbes to animation. I agreed.
More on not repeating yourself creatively.
Why I'm trying not to repeat myself by not writing sequels, possibly at your expense.