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Maxwell Alexander Drake and Marie Mullany talk about story creation. Contact them at releasingyourinnerdragon(at)gmail(dot)com. Drake, in addition to teaching creative writing around the world, is an award-winning novelist and former Lead Fiction Writer for Sony’s EverQuest Next. He's also written for other game properties like Shadowrun, written comic books, stage plays, musicals, sold movie scripts, and is currently producing an animated TV show that he's written and directed titled GUARDS! Marie Mullany is the author of Sangwheel Chronicles and YouTuber of the fantasy world building channel, Just In Time Worlds. We hope you enjoy this episode! Connect with Drake at www.MaxwellAlexanderDrake.com & read his work on Vella: Check out his fiction on Vella: https://www.amazon.com/kindle-vella/story/B09JN5294G. Connect with Marie at https://www.mariemullany.com/ & YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/JustInTimeWorlds.

Releasing your inner dragon Marie Mullany & Maxwell Alexander Drake

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Maxwell Alexander Drake and Marie Mullany talk about story creation. Contact them at releasingyourinnerdragon(at)gmail(dot)com. Drake, in addition to teaching creative writing around the world, is an award-winning novelist and former Lead Fiction Writer for Sony’s EverQuest Next. He's also written for other game properties like Shadowrun, written comic books, stage plays, musicals, sold movie scripts, and is currently producing an animated TV show that he's written and directed titled GUARDS! Marie Mullany is the author of Sangwheel Chronicles and YouTuber of the fantasy world building channel, Just In Time Worlds. We hope you enjoy this episode! Connect with Drake at www.MaxwellAlexanderDrake.com & read his work on Vella: Check out his fiction on Vella: https://www.amazon.com/kindle-vella/story/B09JN5294G. Connect with Marie at https://www.mariemullany.com/ & YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/JustInTimeWorlds.

    How to create a plot outline - Magic Falls

    How to create a plot outline - Magic Falls

    Join Drake and Marie as they discuss taking the idea of a story to a detailed plot outline. We'll take you through an example of our process for the novel in planning, Magic Falls.

    Give us feedback at releasingyourinnerdragon(at)gmail(dot)com

    Drake's Contact Details:
    Starving Writer Studio: https://www.starvingwriterstudio.com/
    Drake-U: https://class.drakeu.com/  - Use RYID25 for 25% off!
    Snurs: https://a.co/d/670MElY

    Marie's contact details:
    Books: https://mariemullany.com/work
    Just In Time Worlds: https://www.youtube.com/c/JustInTimeWorlds?sub_confirmation=1

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Finding Inspiration - Using folklore and public domain content

    Finding Inspiration - Using folklore and public domain content

    Join Drake and Marie as they discuss how to use folklore and public domain content in your story. Then watch as they dive down the rabbit hole of remakes and adaptions and why you should handle such things with true love and respect for the source material.

    Give us feedback at releasingyourinnerdragon(at)gmail(dot)com

    Drake's Contact Details:
    Starving Writer Studio: https://www.starvingwriterstudio.com/
    Drake-U: https://class.drakeu.com/  - Use RYID25 for 25% off!
    Snurs: https://a.co/d/670MElY

    Marie's contact details:
    Books: https://mariemullany.com/work
    Just In Time Worlds: https://www.youtube.com/c/JustInTimeWorlds?sub_confirmation=1

    • 51 min
    Writing a Villain POV - Should you do it?

    Writing a Villain POV - Should you do it?

    Join Drake and Marie as they discuss writing from the villain's perspective, when it works and what the pitfalls are.

    Give us feedback at releasingyourinnerdragon(at)gmail(dot)com

    Drake's Contact Details:
    Starving Writer Studio: https://www.starvingwriterstudio.com/
    Drake-U: https://class.drakeu.com/  - Use RYID25 for 25% off!
    Snurs: https://a.co/d/670MElY

    Marie's contact details:
    Books: https://mariemullany.com/work
    Just In Time Worlds: https://www.youtube.com/c/JustInTimeWorlds?sub_confirmation=1

    • 55 min
    Creating tent poles for a story - Magic Falls

    Creating tent poles for a story - Magic Falls

    Join Drake and Marie as they discuss plotting out the tent poles you need to hold up the canvas of your story. This continues the story creation process of the new novel.

    Give us feedback at releasingyourinnerdragon(at)gmail(dot)com

    Drake's Contact Details:
    Starving Writer Studio: https://www.starvingwriterstudio.com/
    Drake-U: https://class.drakeu.com/  - Use RYID25 for 25% off!
    Snurs: https://a.co/d/670MElY

    Marie's contact details:
    Website: https://www.mariemullany.com/
    Amazon Profile: https://www.amazon.com/Marie-Mullany/e/B099QJMV6C
    Just In Time Worlds: https://www.youtube.com/c/JustInTimeWorlds?sub_confirmation=1

    • 1 hr 5 min
    How to start a sentence and why it matters

    How to start a sentence and why it matters

    Join Drake and Marie as they discuss the complexities of how to start a sentence, why you should vary how you start a sentence and various other grammar complexities!

    Give us feedback at releasingyourinnerdragon(at)gmail(dot)com

    Drake's Contact Details:
    Starving Writer Studio: https://www.starvingwriterstudio.com/
    Drake-U: https://class.drakeu.com/  - Use RYID25 for 25% off!
    Snurs: https://a.co/d/670MElY

    Marie's contact details:
    Website: https://www.mariemullany.com/
    Amazon Profile: https://www.amazon.com/Marie-Mullany/e/B099QJMV6C
    Just In Time Worlds: https://www.youtube.com/c/JustInTimeWorlds?sub_confirmation=1

    • 52 min
    Allegories, Symbology and Lamp shading

    Allegories, Symbology and Lamp shading

    Join Drake and Marie as they wander between the garden of tropes and the alluring wildlands that is an allegory for the imagination of the symbolic writer.

    Give us feedback at releasingyourinnerdragon(at)gmail(dot)com

    Drake's Contact Details:
    Starving Writer Studio: https://www.starvingwriterstudio.com/
    Drake-U: https://class.drakeu.com/  - Use RYID25 for 25% off!
    Snurs: https://a.co/d/670MElY

    Marie's contact details:
    Website: https://www.mariemullany.com/
    Amazon Profile: https://www.amazon.com/Marie-Mullany/e/B099QJMV6C
    Just In Time Worlds: https://www.youtube.com/c/JustInTimeWorlds?sub_confirmation=1

    • 57 min

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