BSY #2. Hello, Magical Universe

It's another episode of Big Strong Yes, in which story expert Lani Diane Rich and southern fried scholar Dr. Kelly Jones continue their discussion of Dr. Brené Brown's Rising Strong, with Chapter 2: Civilization Stops at the Waterline and Chapter 3: Owning Our...
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HSW #14. Structure & A Few Good Men

In this episode of the How Story Works podcast, it's Lani vs. The Crappy Protagonist as we take a closer look at A Few Good Men! Download the mp3 here. Subscribe to the show! iTunes • Stitcher • RSS Show notes: Next week, we'll be discussing His Girl Friday. Want to...
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BSY #1. Yes, And

In our first official episode of Big Strong Yes, story expert Lani Diane Rich and researcher Dr. Kelly Jones talk about the introductions and first chapter of Dr. Brené Brown’s Rising Strong, identifying their Big Ideas, Strong Challenges, and Yeses for the week to come.

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HSW #13. Structure & Tangled

In this episode of the How Story Works podcast, Lani runs Tangled through the structure analysis machine!

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Still Pretty #11. Two To Go (S6.21)

In this episode of Still Pretty, Lani goes into the maelstrom with Willow in Two to Go (S6.21).

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Still Pretty #10. Villains (S6.20)

In this episode of Still Pretty, Lani talks about empathy, evil, righteous vengeance and the power of personal narrative as we dive head first into the darkness with Villains (S6.20). Download the .mp3 Show notes: We're almost at the goal to get Still Pretty released...
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HSW #12. The 7 Anchor Scenes

In this episode of the How Story Works podcast, Lani explains the 7 Anchor Scenes, along with examples.

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BSY #0. Badassery

In this introductory episode of Big Strong Yes, story expert Lani Diane Rich and researcher Dr. Kelly Jones introduce the podcast, talk about what it means to engage in personal badassery, and prepare us all for the rough but ultimately rewarding experience that is reading, and processing, Dr. Brené Brown’s Rising Strong.

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Big Strong Yes Reading & Podcast Schedule

Ep# Readings Air Date 0 Video Links: Brené Brown: The Power of Vulnerability Brené Brown: Listening to Shame Rising Strong Book Trailer Elizabeth Gilbert: Your elusive creative genius Elizabeth Gilbert: Success, failure, and the drive to keep creating Big Magic teaser...
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Still Pretty #9. Seeing Red (S6.19)

In this episode of Still Pretty, Lani talks about solipsistic evil, the inoculative nature of the soul, men, women and all the horrible things that we deal with in Seeing Red (S6.19).

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