Cool Article: Gaming to Stories

I just wanted to pass on a quick link to a cool article by Rachel Aaron.  She writes about a tool used in gaming, encounter difficulties, and applies it to writing.

Game Masters can group the challenges he gives his players in various rankings, from trivial all the way up to overpowering, and he’ll mix them up to provide the right balance to the game.  Authors should do the same to their characters, and she says a few things about when to offer the characters some easy challenges and when to whomp them over the head with an apocalypse.

Check it out.