Ian Philpot

On Storytelling, or What I Learned from Pixar

At the beginning of this summer, I read the article “The 22 Rules of Storytelling, According to Pixar.” As I went down that list, I felt like I was reading some sort of holy book for the first time. Not only were these rules good, they had proven to be...

Five Facts About Alan Staph

So my writing about Alan Staph hasn’t stopped. It’s so nice to be writing short stories again. It’s also nice to have a consistent character because I can get into his head and tinker with how he acts in different situations. For that reason,...