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Story Works Round Table | Conversations About Craft | Before You Can Be a Successful Author, You Have to Write a Great Story

May 25, 2017

This week, we discuss how dialogue functions in your fiction. We go deep into how dialogue is different from the ways we speak in real life and how you can use dialogue to advance your story. 


May 25, 2017

This week, we talk about point of view. You might be surprised to learn it's far more complex and meaningful than just your POV character. We discuss the narrator and narrative, how to choose the best POV character, how controlling your point of view leads to better writing, and more.


May 25, 2017

We welcome special guest, Lisa von Biela, to the Story Works Round Table this week to launch a series on genre fiction. Lisa has numerous dark, horror, speculative, and thriller fiction published, primarily with Dark Fuse. We talk about inspiration, plotting, and the twists of turns of dark,...


May 19, 2017

Wondering what the Story Works Round Table is all about? Want to meet the hosts? In this brief episode, you can do just that. Alida Winternheimer, Kathryn Arnold, and Robert Scanlon introduce the show's mission and each other. Our goal is to bring a variety of experience, training, and insights from both the traditional...