Lesson 11: The Power of Premise

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Google Podcasts In this episode, Trevor talks about how finding and strengthening the central thematic premise of your story can help direct creative choices, strengthen and clarify your plotline, and create a stronger effect on your readers. For more info about the show, check out www.homesteadonthecorner.com Help … More Lesson 11: The Power of Premise

Lesson 10: Building the Story World

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Google Podcasts In this episode, Trevor discusses the meaning created by your Story World, how to organically create it out of your central idea, and different techniques to make it more compelling to your reader. For more info about the show, check out www.homesteadonthecorner.com Help support the … More Lesson 10: Building the Story World

Lesson 09: The Storytelling Imagination

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Google Podcasts In this episode, Trevor discusses sources of inspiration, the imaginative work at the heart of all writing, healthy creative habits, and how to put your subconscious mind to work in the realm of storytelling. Learn how to listen when ideas come, capture them, and develop … More Lesson 09: The Storytelling Imagination

Growing Pains

Hello everyone! Trevor here. Sorry to say there won’t be a full post this week – my focus has been pulled a hundred different directions recently, and writing a new blog was not one of them. Add to that the fact that I got a week behind on writing the script for the next podcast … More Growing Pains

Lesson 03: Building the Character Web

Listen on Podbean Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Google Podcasts Learn to develop complex characters in your book, script, or screenplay using the Character Web – the network of supporting characters built around the protagonist. Self-published author Trevor Van Winkle breaks down basic character types and ways to show, rather than … More Lesson 03: Building the Character Web