In this episode of How Story Works Conversations, we talk about building characters, the character triangle, and naming characters.
In this introduction to How Story Works Conversations, story expert Lani Diane Rich and concept developer Dr. Kelly Jones define our terms to kick off our discussion of narrative theory.
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...
Sometimes the right thing to do with narrative theory is nothing, and story expert Lani Diane Rich explains how to ride that line.
Love it or hate it, revision is a necessary part of the writing process, and in this episode, story expert Lani Diane Rich walks you through the steps of getting your draft from rough to final.
Lani launches from Discovery to Drafting, the often-maligned, often frustrating second act in the three-part writing process. But like all acts of creation, even Drafting can be a magical time, if you know the secrets.
In honor of Nanowrimo, story expert Lani Diane Rich talks the first of the three phases of writing, Discovery, and provides tips on how to whistle for your creativity.
One great way to love what you love is to critique what you love. Story expert Lani Diane Rich discusses Star Wars with Rob Heiret, host of Chipperish’s new podcast, Metaphors Be With You.
It’s a classic case of love what you love, even when it’s seriously problematic, as story expert Lani Diane Rich plumbs the depths of the 2004 comedy, Dodgeball.