Story 07: The Stars Eternal

Listen on Podbean Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Google Podcasts At the end of a revolution they helped to lead, the crew of the ISC Elementis is ordered to execute one of their crewmates: an immortal alien traveler known as the Castaway. But when they find themselves under attack by the Castaway’s oldest enemy, the captain must put aside duty and … More Story 07: The Stars Eternal

Lesson 06: Want, Need, and Plot – Designing Character Driven Plots

Listen on Podbean Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Google Podcasts Learn how to design compelling plots for your stories based on the relationship between character wants and needs, utilizing character development to give your narrative momentum and structure. For more info about the show, check out www.homesteadonthecorner.com Help support the show at www.patreon.com/homesteadcorner

Story 06: Blindsights

CONTENT WARNING: Strong language, violence, and disturbing elements. Listen on Podbean Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Google Podcasts A blind gunslinger flees his violent past, finding solace in the small town of Santa Lucia… but when a gang of outlaws appears in town, he must defend the place and the people … More Story 06: Blindsights

Lesson 05: Wheels, Arcs, and Circles of Character Development

Listen on Podbean Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Google Podcasts Learn how characters can change, grow, and evolve in the course of a story by using the character wheel, character arcs, and the Value Circle. Self-published author Trevor Van Winkle discusses his methods for understanding and creating interesting character journies. Character … More Lesson 05: Wheels, Arcs, and Circles of Character Development

Lesson 04: Exploring Planet Character

Listen on Podbean Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Google Podcasts Learn to create compelling, multilayered, and deeply human characters using the Planet Character model. Self-published author Trevor Van Winkle shares techniques to develop psychologically realistic characters for your own books, stories, and screenplays. Planet Character Diagram: www.homesteadonthecorner.com/podcastextras For more info about the … More Lesson 04: Exploring Planet Character

Story 04: Disquiet

CONTENT WARNING: Some strong language, gun violence, and frightening elements Listen on Podbean Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Google Podcasts When famed horror novelist Anna Sheridan discovers strange radio signals emanating from Spirit Mountain Cave in Cody, Wyoming — the only abandoned National Monument in America — she finds herself embroiled … More Story 04: Disquiet