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11.36: The Elemental Relationship

September 4th, 2016

Episode 153 of 166 episodes

In elemental relationship stories the primary page-turning driver is the relationship between two or three characters . In this episode we discuss ways in which we can write character relationships—parent/child, buddy-cop, romance, and more—to be compelling. Credits: this episode was recorded by Jeff Cools, and mastered by Alex Jackson We're differentiating "Relationship" from "Ensemble" because in our elemental genre model the elemental ensemble story is quite a bit different from the elemental relationship.

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