Adventure Background - Who Needs It? by +Mark Knights, from the blog The Pathfinder Chronicles: We've all got books, modules, and pdfs filling our shelves and hard drives with countless pages of expository background. But do you really need it? Mark Knights has some thoughts on this issue.
Reading Points of Light by Nick "dither" Foster, from the blog Rumors of War: In this article by Nick Foster more questions are raised than answered - and that's a good thing, because this post is the sort of thing you need to read. It reminds you that the narratives you've played in over the years aren't the end of where you can go, but the beginning. You can discard everything and be better for it.
If You're Going to Be Evil . . . from Poot's Perspective by +James Frost, from the blog The Poot Perception: A companion piece to my If You're Going to Be Evil series created by my long time co-conspirator. The story is told from his perspective and has been one of my favorite series to read of late. The link for his series begins with the first post, hope you all enjoy it as much as I have.