Episode 95 Into the crucible - empowering your work with symbol dilemma and innovation

February 27, 2017 00:19:07
Episode 95 Into the crucible - empowering your work with symbol dilemma and innovation
The Creative Writer's Toolbelt
Episode 95 Into the crucible - empowering your work with symbol dilemma and innovation

Feb 27 2017 | 00:19:07

/

Show Notes

itunes pic
In episodes 92 and 94 we explored the landscape of genre and trope, theme and moral, and in this episode we continue that exploration with a look at symbol and motif. We step back to look at how all of these aspects of creative writing are connected and how we can use the power of symbols, the fascination with dilemma, and the potential to subvert tropes as tools to empower our work.

Other Episodes

Episode

January 24, 2014 00:13:40
Episode Cover

Episode 1 - Showing not telling

The Creative Writer's Toolbelt provides practical, accessible advice for Creative Writers

Listen

Episode

April 18, 2015 00:17:50
Episode Cover

Episode 34 - Story theory: a powerful addition to your writer's toolbelt

Studying story theory might sound like a bit of an academic exercise, but don't be put off! In this episode we explore how story...

Listen

Episode

March 21, 2015 00:43:30
Episode Cover

Episode 32 - Interview with Alastair Reynolds

This is a bonus episode, featuring an interview with the British Science Fiction writer Alastair Reynolds. In this interview we discuss Al's advice to...

Listen