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Thursday, April 23
The Uncanny In Fiction
The uncanny “undoubtedly belongs to all that is terrible—to all that arouses dread and creeping horror ...” —Sigmund Freud Have you...
Tuesday, April 21
Terror vs Horror In Gothic Fiction
I’ve been reading and writing Gothic stories all my life, though I didn’t always know that’s what they were. As a girl I tore throug...
Friday, April 17
Part 8 of 8: CHANGE The World
This is the last post in my Dan Harmon series. To read the series from the beginning head on over to the first post: Dan Harmon on Story...
Thursday, April 16
Part 7: RETURN - Bringing The Prize Home
Today I continue my series on Dan Harmon’s Story Structure. The first article in the series is here . Unless otherwise noted, all quotatio...
Monday, April 13
Classic Design vs Minimal Design: Part 2 of 2
This article continues yesterday’s post on Deborah Chester’s notions of classic design . All quotations, below, are from her article Fig...
Sunday, April 12
Classic Design vs Minimal Design
I know I said this blog post would either be about Part 7 of my series on Dan Harmon’s unique take on the structure of stories or I wou...
Thursday, April 9
Part 6: TAKE - Take The Prize And Pay The Price
This article continues my series on Dan Harmon’s story model. Here’s a link to the first article: Dan Harmon On Story Structure . 6....
Tuesday, April 7
Part 5: FIND - Meeting With The Goddess
This article continues my series on Dan Harmon’s view of story structure. Here’s a link to the first article: Dan Harmon On Story Struct...
Sunday, April 5
Part 4: SEARCH and ADAPT to the Special World
This article is the fifth in a series about Dan Harmon’s take on the structure of stories. If you’d like to read the earlier articles I’...
Thursday, April 2
Part 3: GO - The Protagonist Enters An Unfamiliar Situation
Today, I continue discussing Dan Harmon’s take on story structure. In the first post in this series (see: Dan Harmon On Story Structure ...
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