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English


Episodes

27 | Octaviarium, Artistic Motifs, and My Cyclical Writing Pt 2

4/18/2018
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Daniel Poppie continues his discussion about motifs in artistic expression. He elaborates by talking about his process of starting with an idea and growing that idea.

Duration:00:35:01

26 | Octavarium, Artistic Motifs and My Cyclical Writing

4/11/2018
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Daniel Poppie talks about the idea of creating art around a central idea and shows how a simple premise when creating art can help bring about an artistically complex end.

Duration:00:32:48

25 | Obsession Pt 3

4/4/2018
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Daniel finishes his discussion on obsession and fandoms.

Duration:00:34:47

24 | Seth McGathey on Debate

3/28/2018
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Seth and Dan discuss debate, critical thinking, the Socratic​ method, and what the goal should be of any discussion where there is disagreement.

Duration:00:36:46

23 | Obsession Pt 2

3/21/2018
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Daniel Poppie continues his discussion on obsession and fandoms.

Duration:00:38:01

22 | Obsession Part 1

3/14/2018
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In this episode of How to Write Good Daniel Poppie talks about obsession, fascination, and theories why fandoms are so prevalent in the modern world.

Duration:00:35:09

21 | The Science Fiction Problem

3/7/2018
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Daniel Poppie overviews a brief history of science fiction before discussing the difficulty of defining science fiction and why the genre is unique.

Duration:00:33:12

20 | Creativity with Dan

2/28/2018
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Daniel Fehr guests to discuss his perspective on creativity. Daniel and Daniel Fehr also discuss creating art, the publishing processes, and the different strugles that accompany trying to make something new.

Duration:00:38:24

19 | Why Is the Wall Blue?

2/21/2018
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Literary analysis is a phenomenon within the artistic world that is almost always seen. This week Daniel Poppie talks about the different ways people analyze literature, how he believes literature should be analyzed, and his journey from hating the analysis of art to not hating it as much.

Duration:00:38:57

18 | Essentially Clickbait

2/14/2018
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Daniel Poppie brings you the electrifying topic of book titles. He talks about the purpose of a title, several ways of titling books, and explores why some book titles are excellent while others are just plain awful.

Duration:00:35:34

17 | Photography Is Not Art

2/7/2018
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Daniel Poppie is back alone and looking at whether photography should be classified as art, how society looks at art, and why he believes that art needs boundaries. Join as well, to learn an extra-special, double-plus good, felt positive 'Word of the Week!'

Duration:00:36:09

16 | The Necessity of Object Abstract

1/31/2018
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Vince Jacobson guests and delves into the philosophy behind abstractions and why certain non-physical entities may need to exist apart from the temporal and physical world.

Duration:00:32:23

15 | The R-Word

1/24/2018
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Daniel Poppie talks about the paradigm behind why people think it is important to change the words oneself and other members of society are using. Should certain words be censored? Do people need to change their terminology to save others' feelings and change how society views others. No.

Duration:00:37:00

14 | Music and Storytelling are Essentially the Same Thing

1/17/2018
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Daniel Poppie discusses why music and storytelling are similar and unique in contrast to more traditional forms of art.

Duration:00:26:54

13 | The Most Important Part of a Story

1/10/2018
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Daniel Poppie looks at characters in a story and why he thinks they may be the key to writing good.

Duration:00:35:21

12 | Is Art Good for Anything?

1/3/2018
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Art permeates our culture, but does it have a use? Or is it just something for entertainment?

Duration:00:36:38

11 | Drinking on the Job and Some Bad Advice

12/27/2017
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Daniel Poppie talks about the classic quote "Write drunk; edit sober," and how the classic adage even professional writers take to heart is likely not the best way to create a solid artistic or literary work.

Duration:00:36:55

10 | Can You Hear Me Now

12/20/2017
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Daniel Poppie talks piggybacks off of last week's topic to talk more about how unbelievable it is that two people are able to communicate.

Duration:00:36:10

9 | So Annoying

12/13/2017
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Should characters be annoying? Is it good writing when you hate a character?

Duration:00:37:59

8 | Originality is Awful

12/6/2017
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How does a person come up with original ideas when they write? Originality sucks.

Duration:00:31:42

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