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Engineering Suspsense

A Comedy of Errors Part II: Dracula

Spatial Symbolism: The House

The End of the World as We Nevermind

Sex and Violence, Mostly Violence

Scene Anatomy: Turning on Conflict

Myth of the the Writer’s Identity

Literary Lessons in Punk Rock: Fractals and Emergence

Lolita: The Power of Narrative Voice

Characterization: Relatable = Insecure

Thems Writin’ Words

Affecting Realism in Dialogue

Exploring the Novel

Tale as Old as Time

S-Town and Tangential Storytelling

Object Permanence and Logical Sequencing

Big Bang: Action and Reaction

Novelty: Jazz and Chess

Enterprises of Great Pith and Moment, Fear and Loathing

Black Box: The Art of Restraint

How Stanislaw Lem Writes Allegory

All the World’s A Page

Reading Media Narratives

Genre vs Fiction: FIGHT!

Out of Frame

Digging Into Horror – A study in HP Lovecraft

Star Wars – The Art of Derivation

True Crime: An American Love Story with Real Life Noir

Villain For A Day

Root Cause

Capitalzing On Your Joe Job

Tuning to Harmony

Planning Your Escape

Conflict is the Grandmother of All Invention

A Comedy of TERRORS

Actively Engaging Media

Unveiling the Illusion: Noir Nerdin’

Routine: more Art than Science

Anti-Intellectualism and The Case AGAINST Mediocrity

Whatchu Know?

Character Sketching: Dungeons & Dating Websites

The Power of Mediocrity

Zelda as a Writing Tool

Writing as Improv