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              Defining the Feeling of Tension in Your Story

              Episode #17

              Main Character Problem-Solving Style, Main Character Growth, and Story Judgment

              In this episode we take a look at the Audience Appreciation known as Essence and search for a new way to define it that is easy to understand for writers new to Dramatica. In addition, we have follow-up from last week’s “controversial” podcast on Mental Sex and a brief Conversation with Melanie Anne Phillips, one of the co-creators of the theory.

              Links and Show Notes

              Narrative First theme by Alex Hull. Hear more on his Soundcloud, Operation Solace

              …and yes…

              …that’s me playing Journey’s Faithfully at the end…:)

              Never Trust a Hero

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