A writer may have a new idea and think it the best thing he's ever conceived. Yet if he is unable to make it believable, he's sunk. His audience will leave him before he even gets going.
In the first of a three-parter, I talk about some of the ingredients for exploring new territory. For example, the importance of developing tension between good and evil and why we must acknowledge that humans are corruptible, foul creatures.
Or something like that.
The Writer's Lens - E59: The Exalting and Glorifying of Ideas
Narrative Wars 09: Why Is It So Hard To Change People's Minds?
The Writer's Lens - E58: Can Telling A Story Expose Something?
Narrative Wars 08: What Is A Human Life Worth?
The Writer's Lens Reviews: Stranger Things - Season 3
Narrative Wars 07: If We Buy Their Product, Are We Also Buying Their Narrative?
The Writer's Lens - E56: Does Cursing Make a Story More Realistic?
Narrative Wars 06: We Are Told We Can Change The World - Can We?
Narrative Wars 05: How Do We Develop Our Worldviews?
The Writer's Lens - E55: Pride Before The Fall, They Say
The Writer's Lens - E54: Needing To Clarify Some Things About My First Two Books
The Writer's Lens - E53: Sloth And Writing...When You Can't Adult
The Writer's Lens - Interview 16: Jordan Raynor, "All Writers Are Entrepreneurs"
Narrative Wars 04: When We Disagree With Big Narratives
The Writer's Lens - E52: A Writer's Lust Is Not A Labor Of Love
Narrative Wars 03: Who Is Responsible For The 'Big Narratives'?
The Writer's Lens - E51: Wrath And Writing
Narrative Wars 02: Your Life Is Part Of A Bigger Story
The Writer's Lens - E50: Me? A Greedy Writer? Come On Now....
Creative Processing with Joseph Gordon-Levitt
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