BSY #12. Big Sloppy Wet Kiss

In this episode of Big Strong Yes, story expert Lani Diane Rich and researcher Dr. Kelly Jones dive into Part 1 of Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic, discussing courage and creativity, and why your creativity is not-so-secretly in love with you.

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HSW #25. Character & Dialogue

In this episode of the How Story Works podcast, story expert Lani Diane Rich gives tips and tricks for writing great dialogue, and for understanding how essential it is to expressing character.

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S&W #2. The Civil & The Savage

In this episode of Sex & Whisky, story expert Lani Diane Rich takes on Jamie’s balance between nature and civilization, Claire’s struggle with sex and surgery, and Fergus’s tremendous courage as she talks about Outlander Season 3, Episode 2, Surrender.

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Sex & Whisky: How to Submit Your Video

Every week in Sex & Whisky, I'm going to ask a question about that week's episode of Outlander, and I invite viewers to send in their answers. Here's how you do it: Use your phone. There's no need to get crazy here, unless you happen to have a full video studio at...
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Still Pretty #20. Sleeper

In this episode of Still Pretty, story expert Lani Diane Rich takes on the good and the bad in Sleeper (S7.08). On deck are Anya’s ridiculous decision-making skills, Spike’s heartbreaking torment (again) and the difference between a cliffhanger and a game-changer.

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HSW #24. The Keys to Character

In this episode of the How Story Works podcast, story expert Lani Diane Rich addresses the problem of likability, character arcs vs. character breaks, and how powerful the art of naming is to developing great characters. Download the mp3 here. Subscribe to the show!...
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S&W 1. Nobody Cares About Frank

In this episode of Sex & Whisky, story expert Lani Diane Rich dives into The Battle Joined (S3.01) and discusses Jamie's death wish, Claire's conventional life, and why nobody cares about Frank while drinking Deanston Virgin Oak. Download the .mp3 Show notes: Join...
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BSY #11. The Power of Me, Too

In this episode of Big Strong Yes, story expert Lani Diane Rich and researcher Dr. Kelly Jones give their responses to the entirety of Dr. Brené Brown's Rising Strong, giving their final thoughts on forgiveness, shame and the power of me, too. Also included are the...
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Still Pretty #19. Conversations with Dead People

In this episode of Still Pretty, story expert Lani Diane Rich dives into the poetry and heartbreak of Conversations with Dead People (S7.07)

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HSW #23. Writing Vulnerability

In this episode of the How Story Works podcast, story expert Lani Diane Rich discusses how to write vulnerability.

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