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Smart Podcasts About The Stories You Love
6 janvier 2013 - 00:00:00
This week, we talk about a small Hobbit correction, answer listener questions on books about writing and sub-plots, begin a listener-crafted writer improv, and finally get around to discussing A Christmas Carol. All that, and discover why Lani now owes Susan Elizabeth Phillips an apology.
4 janvier 2013 - 00:00:00
To make up for some shaky technical issues lately -- and to test our new equipment -- we proudly present this spoiler-filled review of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
14 janvier 2013 - 00:00:00
After overcoming a flurry of technical problems, we're back with a ramshackle show in which we discuss The Amazing Race, why human beings need narrative, authored vs. emergent and linear vs. patterned storytelling, superlinearity, and how to teach your children about 1992. All of that, and an important announcement about a brand new StoryWonk podcast, coming soon! Thanks to Briana, Matt and Katie!
27 janvier 2013 - 00:00:00
This week, we talk a little about marketing and publishing, discuss our Book Club pick for January, and spend some time with the charming and awesome Chris Baty.
20 janvier 2013 - 00:00:00
This week on the show, we talk about the books we are currently reading, and answer a bushel of listener questions on structure, breaking into the business, and the important of good editing.
3 février 2013 - 00:00:00
This week, we have been struck down by the bubons. In place of a new show, let's look back at classic episodes of StoryWonk Daily, and the timeless conflict between good and evil.
17 février 2013 - 00:00:00
This week, we answer listener questions on ideas, the small-P problems and the big-T Trouble, and imprinting, then talk about expectations and the promises we make to readers.
10 février 2013 - 00:00:00
This week, we recover from the bubons (mostly) to answer listener questions on discovery writing and backstory, and then talk about staying connected with stories and storytelling, even when life doesn't play fair.
3 mars 2013 - 00:00:00
This week, we answer listener questions on writer improv and our discovery processes, wanting to see characters suffer, online and offline writer communities and the demands of self-publishing.
24 février 2013 - 00:00:00
This week, we answer listener questions on antagonists vs. villains, plotters vs. pantsers and The Office vs. Parks and Recreation.
10 mars 2013 - 00:00:00
This week, we address a moment of epiphany, talk about SHIELD (but not the one from The Avengers), answer listener questions on nonlinear drafting and exposition, and discuss our experiences with Good Omens in the Book Club.
31 mars 2013 - 00:00:00
We return from our brief hiatus to talk about Goodreads (Now Brought To You By Amazon), the Washington Post's list of forbidden words, begging the question, ivory towers and slippery slopes, New York City, writing a story a day, and F Scott Fitgerald's classic American novel, The Great Gatsby.
17 mars 2013 - 00:00:00
This week, we keep you waiting until the end of the show to talk about an entirely successful prologue, answer listener questions on plots which differ in temporal scale, introducing sequels, fictionalizing the real world, and biscotti.
7 avril 2013 - 00:00:00
This week, we celebrate the first year of StoryWonk Sunday, talk about dark moments and when to share your work, and have an important announcement about upcoming shows. Don't miss it!
21 avril 2013 - 00:00:00
This week, our hiatus continues, but we journey back into the StoryWonk archive to find a series of shows on elegant storytelling: conflict, character and setting.
14 avril 2013 - 00:00:00
We're on hiatus this week, so we're dialing the Chrono-Interview-Tron to September 2011, when we talked with Jane Espenson and Cheeks about their then-upcoming web series, Husbands. Enjoy the show!
5 mai 2013 - 00:00:00
This week, our hiatus continues, but we're returning to the days of StoryWonk Daily to tell you what to do with the bad advice every writer is given.
28 avril 2013 - 00:00:00
This week, our hiatus continues, but we've pulled two classic interviews from the archive: Sarah Wendell and Eileen Cook!
19 mai 2013 - 00:00:00
We're back, and we've brought a bushel of thoughts about literary snobbery and what to do about characters who are Too Stupid To Live.
12 mai 2013 - 00:00:00
This week, our hiatus continues, but we're switching gears to bring you a special presentation: an episode of the Popcorn Dialogues podcast in which Lani, Alastair and Jennifer Crusie discuss an unexpectedly well-written film, Hot Tub Time Machine.