HSW #27. The End of the Beginning

HSW #27. The End of the Beginning

In this episode of the How Story Works podcast, story expert Lani Diane Rich finishes up the basics of narrative theory, and sets out her plan for the rest of the podcast. Download the mp3 here. Subscribe to the show! iTunes • Stitcher • RSS Show notes: Want to get...
HSW # 26. Stereotypes, Archetypes & Tropes

HSW # 26. Stereotypes, Archetypes & Tropes

In this episode of the How Story Works podcast, story expert Lani Diane Rich talks about the value of originality and how that relates to stereotypes, archetypes and tropes. Download the mp3 here. Subscribe to the show! iTunes • Stitcher • RSS Show notes: Want to get...
HSW #25. Character & Dialogue

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. Download the mp3 here. Subscribe to the show! iTunes • Stitcher • RSS Show...
HSW #24. The Keys to Character

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!...
HSW #23. Writing Vulnerability

HSW #23. Writing Vulnerability

In this episode of the How Story Works podcast, story expert Lani Diane Rich discusses how to write vulnerability. Download the mp3 here. Subscribe to the show! iTunes • Stitcher • RSS Show notes: Want to get ahead of the game with the texts Lani talks about on the...
HSW #22. The Character Triangle

HSW #22. The Character Triangle

In this episode of the How Story Works podcast, Lani explains the character triangle, and how you can use it to create and appreciate great characters. Download the mp3 here. Subscribe to the show! iTunes • Stitcher • RSS Show notes: Download the Character Triangle....