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StoryChat - With John Fornof

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John and Bryan share more about the upcoming webinar THE ART OF THE START!
Merry Christmas Everyone! John and Bryan talk some of their favorite Christmas movies and the odd dichotomy of the Santa story and the Jesus story.
This week John remembers and celebrates the recent passing of his Aunt Pat, and how a life story can be adapted into a traditional storytelling format.
John wants to encourage you guys by going a bit in detail about how he got into writing and all the obstacles that he had to face, and how he overcame them.
J.D Sutter from Audio Theater Central joins John and Bryan this week in this hectic episode about storytelling, critics, and good endings.
John goes to Sonic-Con 2021! This week we talk to Dominic Treis, a listener just like you! We talk to him about how to get into the industry along with a surprise special guest!
John goes to Sonic-Con 2021! This week we talk to Pat Roy about the adventures of Jonathan Park and what good storytelling means. 
How do you make characters sound believable and not all the same? Good Dialogue is easier to write than you think! 
John and the rest of StoryHaven 2021 talk about their varied story problems and how they get fixed.
This week on StoryChat, John is at StoryHaven 2021! He chats storytelling with Paul Hastings, Alex Lerma, Nathan Webster, Robert Brace, Adam Hardy, Tyler Hunt and Greg Tull. They talk the importance of storytelling and their unique takes on the
Why do we do what we do? How is our storytelling important? Do we even need a noble goal in our storytelling? John and Bryan cover this and more in this week's episode.
CONFLICT! At the core of storytelling lies conflict, a battle of wits and wills. Who will come out on top? In this episode, John and Bryan discuss what makes conflict work and some of the do's and don'ts at the core of storytelling.
Writing in a funk can be hard. Be it depression, anxiety or simply out of fear, it can be hard to put pen to page. This week, John discusses how to write well even in our darkest places. 
Film? TV? Book? Audio-Drama? Stage-play? Stuck on what presentation will best fit your story? John and Bryan discuss what medium you should choose and the pros and cons that will fit your story!
Everyone loves a great villain, but how do you craft one? In this episode, John and Bryan talk about how to craft a great villain and how to use them effectively in your story. 
We have questions from YOU! In this weeks episode, John and Bryan answer some questions from you regarding writers block and structuring you outline!
Are you creatively starving? Are the things that are inspiring you good and beautiful? Or are they just a waste of time? In this weeks episode, John and Bryan dive deep into what is the best way to feed your creativity, and how to avoid bad ins
Ever feel stuck in your writing? Having trouble soldiering on? John helps to alleviate this problem and show you how to get rid of the accursed writers block.
Is your scene about what your scenes about? Sound confusing? Well this week, John and Bryan tackle subtext and why its needed to tell an effective story.
Don't be intimidated by the “boring” topic of Structure! In this episode, John explains how structure can be exciting and necessary for the storytelling process! Also, there are some car alarms.car alarm art by Rflor from the Noun Project
John and Bryan tackle the topic of creating a protagonist and how to make a character relatable.
In the first ever episode of StoryChat, John and Bryan delve into the question of why storytelling is important, and tell a little about themselves.
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