How Story Works #30. The Value of Criticism

In this episode of the How Story Works YouTube series and podcast, story expert Lani Diane Rich prepares to dive into advanced criticism with a talk about the value of criticism, both for writers and non-writers.

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How Story Works #29. Narrative and Life

In this episode of the How Story Works YouTube series and podcast, story expert Lani Diane Rich talks about the magic of narrative and the responsibility of the critic in engaging with the stories they study.

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How Story Works #28. Magic and Craft

In this episode of the How Story Works YouTube series and podcast, story expert Lani Diane Rich returns to narrative theory with a quick review of the concepts from the first 27 podcast episodes, and follows that up with a discussion of the separate but equally important values of magic and craft.

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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.

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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.

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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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