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

April 18, 2015 00:17:50
Episode 34 - Story theory: a powerful addition to your writer's toolbelt
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Episode 34 - Story theory: a powerful addition to your writer's toolbelt
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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 theory can help you understand what stories are, how they work, how they are structured, and how the theory can be applied to make your work excellent.

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