Your Hosts: Brandon, Victoria, Dan, and Howard
We’re often asked how to balance character arcs with the intricacies of the plots we create. In this episode we talk about the various ways in which we do this.
Credits: This episode was recorded by Dan Thompson, and mastered by Alex Jackson
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Create a three-pillar mythos for your character: What do they fear, what do they want, and what are they willing to do to get what they want. Then give them a mantra, or a code by which they live. Then create a scenario in which the mantra and the pillars collide, and something’s got to give.
Chernobyl, the 2019 HBO miniseries starring Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, and Emily Watson