17.1: Genre and Media are Promises
Your Hosts: Howard Tayler, Kaela Rivera, Sandra Tayler, and Megan Lloyd
The genre of your story is making promises to the reader, and the medium upon which your story is told makes promises too.
In this episode we talk about the expectations set by various mediums and genres, and how we can leverage those to ensure that we deliver a satisfying story.
Credits: This episode was recorded by Marshall Carr, Jr., and mastered by Alex Jackson
Liner Notes: The entirety of Season 11, The Elemental Genres, is a deep-dive on this stuff.
Homework: What do you plan to have your work-in-progress deliver? Does the genre or medium you’re working in support the promise of that deliverable?
Thing of the week: Mine by Delilah Dawson.
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