LifeRich Publishing | Writing Your First Draft Part 3: Plot Development and Pacing

LifeRich Publishing | Writing Your First Draft Part 3: Plot Development and Pacing

Hi, I’m Jim Menick, an editor at Reader’s Digest, and we are now up to part three of our webinar on writing a first draft. This time, we’re going to talk about plot development and to talk about the narrative.…

Noah Baumbach Reacts to Popular Marriage Story Memes

Noah Baumbach Reacts to Popular Marriage Story Memes

-Noah, what a year it’s been for you. You turned 50 years old. -Yeah. -That’s a big deal. Happy birthday. That’s big. -Thank you. Thank you. [ Cheers and applause ] You and Greta Gerwig had a beautiful baby boy.…

Yann Martel: ‘Transgression is central to art’

Yann Martel: ‘Transgression is central to art’

I think transgression is central to art. In art you cross borders and I’ve done that constantly in my fiction. So, for example, my first book was a collection of short stories and in it were the main stories about…

Life in London: Visiting an art gallery

Life in London: Visiting an art gallery

– Hello. I’m Gill at engVid, and today we’re doing something a little bit different for our lesson. We are going to be visiting a place in… Seven miles away from Central London, the Artful Pelican Art Gallery, which is…

What Are Paper Towns?

What Are Paper Towns?

Good morning, Hank, it’s Tuesday. You’ll never guess where I am…I’m in an airport! I was last in this airport so recently that my log-in to the wireless hasn’t expired. Ok, so, yesterday, Subbable was acquired by Patreon; that was…

LifeRich Publishing | Writing Your First Draft Part 1: Essential Elements of a Story

LifeRich Publishing | Writing Your First Draft Part 1: Essential Elements of a Story

Hi, I’m Jim Menick, an editor at Reader’s Digest, and I want to welcome you to the webinar on “Writing Your First Draft.” There are five essential ingredients that go into making a great story, and that’s what we’re going…

The Last of Us (feat. Writer & Creative Director Neil Druckmann)

The Last of Us (feat. Writer & Creative Director Neil Druckmann)

Hi, my name is Neil Druckmann and I was the writer and creative director of The Last of Us. And this is Lessons From The Screenplay. – [Narrator] Many people don’t equate video games with storytelling. They might think they’re…