July 14, 2017
We introduce 'This Week in Critiques', and cover part 3 of setting: sound. This Time I have J with me.
July 8, 2017
We interview Bill Nevitt, a VO performer and learn about the narrator side of audiobooks, and they look for in a manuscript, and what helps them create the character voices.
July 4, 2017
We cover steadfast character arcs in: To Kill a Mockingbird, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and Batman: the Dark Knight.
June 23, 2017
We talk with Ryan about his getting his movie deal, how he learned to write dialogue and developing characters through setting.
June 16, 2017
We talk about how to use setting to build characters and add tension to the scene.
June 7, 2017
We talk about scene jumping, and cardboard setting and how to use them to strengthen a scene dramatically.
May 26, 2017
We are going to start a newsletter with writing exercises, and also reposting one of out most popular discussions.
May 19, 2017
We examine the four dilemmas of characters arcs and the developing stages of moving through a positive character arc.
May 5, 2017
We interview Corey White about his book Killing Gravity. We discuss how he landed a contract with a big publisher without an agent and some of the pitfalls fo science fiction.
April 29, 2017
We discuss the character lie, and how it's been used in different types of fiction, and different methods for revealing it, as we begin our series on character arcs.