In this episode, Rob and Don sit down to discuss story structure. They explore the origins of the 3-act structure, discuss Chris Fox’s Write to Market strategy, and break down the Lester Dent Master Pulp Writing Formula and Michael Moorcock’s How to Write a Book in Three Days method. All this, and why Buffy the Vampire Slayer is really a ninja, are waiting for you in this episode of the Department of Nerdly Affairs!
- Closing Music:
Ode to Joy performed by Oliver Eckelt
3 Act Structure Made Easy (video)
Save the Cat!
Chris Fox’s Write to Market
Buffy Vampire Slayer
Vampire the Masquerade
The Hero’s Journey
Writing Creative Procedural Fiction
Rob’s Thoughts on Different Story Structures (blog post)
Dan Harmon’s Story Wheel
Predator Rocky Sequel?
Lester Dent Master Pulp Writing Formula
Michael Moorcock’s How to Write a Book in 3 Days Method