How Story Works – Conversations!

On Wednesday, March 11, 2020, the How Story Works podcast will begin a 4-season foray into teaching all the concepts of Lani Diane Rich's narrative theory course in more depth, with more examples, in a conversation with conceptual developer Dr. Kelly Jones, an expert...

On Creators and Criticism

During episode 5 of Still Pretty, I took a moment to ruminate on the nature of criticism, and I wanted to share that part of the discussion with everyone, because I think it's important. You can find the rest of the episode and clearly see the reasons why I opened...

How Story Works Course Text List

As part of the How Story Works podcast, I will from time to time reference existing movies, television shows, books and other sources of narrative as examples of concepts we’re discussing. Most of these examples will be movies that are fairly well-known, but sometimes I will reference some less universal examples. As such, I wanted to provide a list of the examples I use in each episode, so if you’re interested in engaging with the “texts” of the course, you can.

JBIMP Idents

Some of you may have noticed that I use idents from listeners at the top of the podcast. If you would like to record one for Jed Bartlet is My President, I would love to have it in my rotation! Here's what you need to do: You can record on your computer, your phone,...