Helping Writers Become Authors provides writers help in summoning inspiration, crafting solid characters, outlining and structuring novels, and polishing prose. Learn how to write a book and edit it into a story agents will buy and readers will love. (Music intro by Kevin MacLeod.)
Ep. 564: Archetypal Antagonists for the Queen Arc: Invader and Empty Throne
Usually the archetypal antagonists for a Queen Arc are represented by the Invader in the outer conflict and the Empty Throne in the inner conflict.
Ep. 563: Archetypal Antagonists for the Hero Arc: Dragon and Sick King
The antagonists for the Hero Arc can be seen archetypally as both the Dragon and the Sick King.
Ep. 562: Archetypal Antagonists for the Maiden Arc: Authority and Predator
The antagonists for the Maiden Arc can be seen archetypally as both her Authority Figures and a frightening Predator.
Ep. 561: Archetypal Antagonists for Each of the Six Archetypal Character Arcs
A series looking at the archetypal antagonists inherent within each of the six main archetypal "life arcs."
Ep. 560: The Main Reason Your Story's Premise Is Important
How can you tell what your story's premise is telling readers? Here are four questions you can ask about your story's premise.
Ep. 559: 3 Things to Know About the Ending of a Story
The tremendous (but sometimes misunderstood) significance of the Climactic Moment in the ending of a story.
Every episode is helpful and interesting!!!
Very good podcast! inspiring and instructive!
This podcast is full of helpful and enlightening ideas. An indispensable resource for ANY writer. Great work, Ms. Weiland. Keep it up.