We finish our series on the Seven Basic Plots with this exploration of why Rebirth stories don’t count as a basic plot.
On tonight’s episode, we explore how music videos tell stories, usually (but not always) by augmenting the themes of the songs on which they’re based.
We continue with our coverage of the basic plots, this time with a focus on the most ubiquitous form of non-fiction story lines, including the one we tell ourselves about the economy.
We go on a relatively quick journey through the next basic plots: The Quest. Featuring an extended reference to The Lord of the Rings because of course we have to talk about The Lord of the Rings. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfdUHbrPpYM
We continue our exploration of the 7 basic plots with a talk about the two most prevalent plot lines in storytelling: Comedies and Tragedies.
On March 18th, from noon to 4 pm, The Writers’ Guild of Alberta will be hosting their “Ask an Expert” event. This event aims to connect young, aspiring writers to experienced and established authors. This year, our focus is on publishing, and we have created a panel of authors and publishers with extensive experience, to provide knowledge […]
“I AM…” featuring Brandon Wint in his own words, explores his writing process, his influences, and his art. Brandon is a poet, spoken word artist, and teacher. Filmed and produced by Shawn Tse.
Welcome to the introductory episode for the Writers’ Guild of Alberta’s Young Writer’s Vlog. Here, Tyler begins a conversation about plot and its importance to writing.
It’s the dusk before the New Year and Tyler is here to go over the basics of, quite possibly, the most omnipresent of basic plots: Overcoming the Monster