What is the difference between complexity and complication? The Brew & Ink crew discuss why modern stories need to add more complexity to their stories. Then Steven shares Hornet’s Nest, chapter 7 of Hero is a Four Letter Word. Listen and vote on the next chapter!
In this episode:
What is the difference between complexity and complication?
What are some examples in recent stories of too much complication?
What are some examples in recent stories of writing with great complexity?
Why do modern writers need to learn more about complexity?
Steven shares Hornet’s Nest, chapter 7 of Hero is a Four Letter Word.
Writers must learn the power of Show Don’t Tell. From novels to TV, films, and plays, great readers SHOW us the story, the characters, the theme in intriguing ways and lazy writers simply tell us these things. Zena Dell Lowe with Mission Ranch Films has years of experience as an actress and screenwriter and is passionate about teaching people how to tell amazing stories. Listen to the discussion with Zena complete with interesting examples from popular films. Show Don’t Tell!
The movie event of the year. What we’ve all been waiting for. A culmination the revolutionary 22 movies and marketing that built up to this. Listen as Steven and Britt give a SPOILER FILLED review of Avengers: Endgame.
Controversy ahead! What are some of the popular movies or books that you don’t like? The Brew & Ink crew discuss some wildly popular stories and franchises that we think are bad. Then Sarah Akines and Katie Nunchucks read their version of The Ventriloquist’s Daughter, Sarah a myth and Katie humor. Listen and Vote in the link in the comments below! The winner goes to the finals!
In this episode:
Who won the last round of the competition?
What are some of the plans for the upcoming episodes and the Holidays?
What are some of the popular books, movies, or franchises that we hate? And why?
Sarah reads her myth version of The Ventriloquist’s Daughter.