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Solid Advice About Storytelling (mingled with nonsense)

Solid Advice About Storytelling (mingled with nonsense)
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United States

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Solid Advice About Storytelling (mingled with nonsense)

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English


Episodes

Notes from Camille

4/15/2019
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Mark tells a story about how he and his wife, Camille, fell in love. Camille is there to make sure he gets it right. Giving and receiving notes is an important part of writing or telling a great story. Here’s some advice on how to do both with grace.

Duration:00:31:47

Just for Clicks

4/8/2019
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Author Kara McDowell discusses her YA book Just for Clicks. She talks about her journey to getting published and explains millennials to Mark and Brian. Just for Clicks at Amazon Just For Clicks at Barnes & Noble Visit Kara’s website at karajmcdowell.com. You can also find her on Twitter @karajmcdowell and Instagram @karajmcdowellbooks Watch Mark Arnett’s short film, Clicks on YouTube: https://youtu.be/QY2v1PB-4Os

Duration:00:56:13

Writer's Block

4/1/2019
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Brian explains that the key to overcoming writer’s block is to write the scenes you love, and new ideas will follow. Mark’s trick is to clean his garage so that his mind will work overtime to come up with something great to write so he can stop cleaning the garage.

Duration:00:28:03

Three Acts

3/23/2019
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Brian explains to Mark the “Three Act Structure" that great storytellers use to craft great stories. Mark doesn’t get it.

Duration:00:57:25

Free Solo - Not Grow Old

3/17/2019
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Brian and Mark discuss two recent fantastic documentary films, "Free Solo" and "They Shall Not Grow Old."

Duration:00:37:51

Disneyland

3/11/2019
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Mark reports on his three-day Disneyland adventure with his three seven-year-old grandsons. A place built on story.

Duration:00:56:07

Sports

3/2/2019
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Brian and Mark discuss the story elements in sports that lead us into caring about the outcome of an otherwise meaningless activity.

Duration:00:38:16

Bonus Fake News

2/21/2019
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Listen to Mark and Brian produce the short Fake News.

Duration:00:22:10

Fake News

2/21/2019
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Brian helps Mark rewrite, perform, and produce his short script, "Fake News."

Duration:00:36:10

Kate Mower Photo Shoot

2/15/2019
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Professional photographer, Kate Mower, shares her story and secrets to better photography.

Duration:00:38:39

Kevin Nissen

2/10/2019
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Brain invited his brother, Kevin Nissen to discuss family stories.

Duration:00:56:25

Politics and Religion

2/3/2019
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Brain and Mark discuss politics and religion over Brain’s new video, “Bye Bye, Jeff Flake” featuring Dwain.

Duration:01:12:54

Miner Returns

1/21/2019
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Following up on episode 4, Brittni Miner returns to discuss how her audition went.

Duration:00:39:29

This is From Target

1/10/2019
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Brain & Mark help comic writer and actress, Brittni Miner prepare of an audition.

Duration:00:43:21

Most Influential Movies

1/3/2019
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Brian Nissen and Mark Arnett share their top five most influential movies. Mark's list includes: 1. Annie Hall (1977); 2. Life of Brian (1979); 3. Gandhi (1982); 4. Amadeus (1984); and 5. When Harry Met Sally... (1989). Brain's list includes: 1. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975); 2. Annie Hall (1977) & Manhattan (1979); 3. Gandhi (1982); 4. My Life as a Dog (1985); and 5. Breaking Away (1985). Share your list in the comments.

Duration:00:45:29

Maria

12/27/2018
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Mark Arnett demonstrates the power of editing by creating a short piece about how Brian Nissen met his wife, Maria.

Duration:00:42:06

I Miss Him "More"

12/14/2018
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A bonus excerpt containing the production session of "I Miss Him" by performers Britni Miner, Brian Nissen, and Mark Arnett. Enjoy!

Duration:00:26:05

"I Miss Him"

12/14/2018
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Longtime friends and storytellers (Mark Arnett and Brian Nissen) explore the writing process by editing a three-page script entitled "I Miss Him." They also ramble about a lot of other things along the way.

Duration:00:50:59