17.6: Hitting Reset Without Getting Hit Back
Oh no! You’re in the middle of a thing (a novel, a series, a career) and you suddenly realize that the expectations you set early on are not the expectations you’ll be meeting. What do you do now? ,
We’re talking about how go about resetting audience expectations, whether mid-story, mid-series, or mid-career, including some strategies for communicating “everything is changing now, forget what you know” without making the audience feel like they’ve been betrayed.
Credits: This episode was recorded by Marshall Carr, Jr., and mastered by Alex Jackson.
Homework: “Eight Expectations” would have been a great title for this eight-episode dive into expectations-as-a-structure, but it would have required a different outline. Your homework? Write up the course outline that Howard couldn’t.
Thing of the week: Circle: Two Worlds Connected (Korean TV series), We’re not sure where you can watch it in your locale, so we gave you the Wikipedia link.
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