BSY # 8. What’s Your Favorite Part?

In this episode of Big Strong Yes, story expert Lani Diane Rich and researcher Dr. Kelly Jones take on Dr. Brené Brown’s Rising Strong, Chapter 9: Composting Failure, figuring out guilt vs. shame, the nature of hope, and how it is completely legit to give someone your work and ask, “What’s your favorite part?”

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HSW #20. Final Narrative Units

In this episode of the How Story Works podcast, Lani finishes her discussion of narrative units with a discussion of scenes, acts, compositions and series. Also, she answers listener Julie’s question about conflict vs. character arc, and which is which.

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Still Pretty #16. Help (S7.04)

In this episode of Still Pretty, Buffy tries to help a girl with her fate, and we end up with death and poetry in Help (S7.04). Download the .mp3 Show notes: Want to get the new Angel podcast, Still Dead? Support Chipperish on Patreon to make that happen! Discuss...
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BSY #7. Rumble with the Universe

In this episode of Big Strong Yes, story expert Lani Diane Rich and researcher Dr. Kelly Jones dig further into Dr. Brené Brown’s Rising Strong, with Chapter 8: Easy Mark, rumbling with forgiveness (again), needing and being needed, and eventually taking on the Universe in a street fight.

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Still Pretty #15. Same Time, Same Place (7.03)

In this episode of Still Pretty, it’s wonderful metaphorical magic and creepy creepsters with Same Time, Same Place (S7.03).

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HSW #19. Beats All The Way Down

In this episode of the How Story Works podcast, Lani starts her discussion of narrative units with the smallest of them all, beats.

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BSY #6. You Must Be This Tall

In this episode of Big Strong Yes, story expert Lani Diane Rich and researcher Dr. Kelly Jones wrestle with forgiveness and families of origin as they take on Chapter 6 of Dr. Brené Brown's Rising Strong, The Brave and Brokenhearted. Download the mp3 here. Subscribe...
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HSW #18. Pacing

In this episode of the How Story Works podcast, Lani explains pacing and how it affects stories, for better and for worse.

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Still Pretty #14. Beneath You

In this episode of Still Pretty, Lani gives a point to the haters in her analysis of Beneath You (S7.02).

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BSY #5. I Am the Dog

In this episode of Big Strong Yes, story expert Lani Diane Rich and researcher Dr. Kelly Jones deal with Chapter 6 of Dr. Brené Brown’s Rising Strong, Sewer Rats and Scofflaws, addressing essential lovability, forgiveness and who is the dog in this scenario.

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