Your Best Writing Life

Discover What Story Actually Is with Steven James

October 25, 2022 Host Linda Goldfarb Season 4 Episode 114
Your Best Writing Life
Discover What Story Actually Is with Steven James
Show Notes

As a writer, how do you define Story? What value do you place on context? Get ready to learn a few aspects of story you may not be familiar with our host, Linda Goldfarb, and her industry expert, the critically acclaimed, best-selling author Steven James.

Steven has served as a contributing editor to Writer’s Digest Magazine and is the author of the groundbreaking nonfiction books Story Trumps Structure and Troubleshooting Your Novel. When he’s not working on his next book, Steven teaches Novel Writing Intensive retreats across the country with New York Times bestselling author Robert Dugoni and hosts the weekly podcast The Story Blender, on which he has interviewed more than two hundred of the top storytellers and writers in the world.

In this episode, Linda and Steven discuss the writing cube, pivot, and payoff. Steven provides a clear insight into the aspects of believability, escalation, causality, twists, and surprises along the way.

LINKS
Steven James
Preview downloads for The Art of the Tale - free
Steven James Books
The Fiction Intensive Writing Conference
The Art of the Tale book


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