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In this podcast, interns Owen and Coney will discuss what it takes to write a compelling story for a video game. This podcast features special guest, Grayson Morley, who offers to share his own insight on different video games and what good writing looks like for it.
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For the first podcast of the semester, Anngie, Diana, Emily, and Laini explore the good, the bad, and the ugly of tropes. Do tropes make writing inherently bad? Are there good tropes? Can we redeem exhausted ones? Let's talk about it!
Anngie: Book Tropes We’d Like to See Die, Tropes and Clichés in Writing
Diana: 5 Book Tropes That Need To Die, 5 Exhausted Movie Tropes that Need to Die, We've Outgrown the Ugly Duckling Transformation
Emily: Are Tropes Always Bad?, The Good, The Bad & The Overdone: Tropes in fiction
Laini: 9 Common Character Tropes and Tips for Avoiding Them, How Writers Can Reimagine Common Storytelling Tropes
In this episode, interns Marissa, Laini, and Tara talk to Professor Mikulski about writing comedy. They talk about cancel culture, sexism in comedy, and the differences between conservative and liberal comedy.