Updates & analysis of all things story. From screenplays to novels to deep theoretical story structure, this podcast is aimed at providing the secrets to great storytelling.
When It All Finally Clicks Into Place
Is the process involved in the analysis of a Dramatica storyform truly objective, or is everyone fooling themselves? Jim answers these questions as well as giving an update on our app, Subtext.
Raiders of the Lost Ark and Multiple Storyforms
A deep-dive into the two narrative structures driving the classic action/adventure *Raiders of the Lost Ark.*
The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi
An in-depth look at the narrative thematics driving these two classic films.
Demystifying the Plot Points of a Complete Story
In this episode, we take a look at the key story events that shift a narrative from one contextual Act to the next.
Making Meaning Out of the Meaningless
A Dramatica storyform ensures that what you have to say promises purpose and a reason for the audience to listen.
The 2018 Academy Awards
My experience of being able to predict the specific structural items of an Oscar-nominated film while it was running.