11.51: Ensemble as a Sub-Genre, with Lynne M. Thomas
Lynne M. Thomas joins us to continue our discussion of the Elemental Ensemble, which is one of our favorite elemental tools. It’s not just for heists. It adds interest, emotion, and lots of plot possibilities to everything from sense of wonder to the hard-hitting issue.
Credits: This episode was recorded aboard Oasis of the Seas by Bert Grimm, and mastered by Alex Jackson.
Homework: Look at some of the elemental genres we’ve already discussed. Brainstorm some story ideas, looking at what happens to them when you mix those genres up with the ensemble element.
Thing of the week: Heroine Complex, by Sarah Kuhn.
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