There's Something About Dramas

A Writer’s Take on Noble Idiocy

By Anja de Jager I'm a student of Noble Idiocy. Don't get me wrong, I utterly hate it, but isn't the only thing better than learning from your own mistakes, to learn from someone else's? And, unlike most other drama problems, I put the blame for Noble Idiocy squarely on the writer. To keep my… Continue reading A Writer’s Take on Noble Idiocy

There's Something About Dramas

At a Distance, Spring is Green: A Character Study of Yeo Joon

by Yoldine Seventeen minutes into the first episode, I knew that I would not like Yeo Joon.  Here is what I knew: my dislike for him was a firm thing, and by episode's end, it was still there. By Episode 2, the dislike had sprung roots. Its branches finding purchase in my discomfort with his… Continue reading At a Distance, Spring is Green: A Character Study of Yeo Joon

There's Something About Dramas

The Sense of an Ending: A Writer’s Take on Final Episodes

By Anja De Jager Back in the days before K-drama addiction struck, I once attended a screenwriting seminar by a famous US TV writer and he made the point that you should end a drama series on a cliffhanger so that you’d get commissioned for Season 2. The purpose of the end of a drama… Continue reading The Sense of an Ending: A Writer’s Take on Final Episodes

Drama Reviews, First Impressions

Drama Addict Diary: More Than Friends, Episodes 1-4 Overview

Editor's note: Saya here! Popping in to say: please welcome our first solo guest-post! We've been planning to open up our blog to showcase different fandom voices, and while that's lurking in the pipeline of all the work we are trying to get through, I thought it would be nice to jump the queue and… Continue reading Drama Addict Diary: More Than Friends, Episodes 1-4 Overview