Moralizing vs Moral Framework-ing

Let your monsters be monstrous, and delineate the good and bad clearly.

Remember, people are reading to get two things from you:

  1. They read to get a surge of power from absorbing your authentic energy
  2. They read in order to experience an alternate, fleshed-out moral framework.

Don’t disappoint the reader.

Moralizing is deadly for fiction; a moral framework is necessary for a story to be coherent. So don’t confuse the two.

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