The Moko Expedition
By The Moko Expedition
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Taking apart tricky writing questions, debating Pixar's Rules of Storytelling, and getting occasionally lost on tangents, as friends are wont to do.
||Moko Expedition #18: Inspriations||Inspirations! What set us on the path of writing at an early age, what drove us to keep going, and what helps us grow today. We’re sharing the stories that got us excited to tell tales of our own! Here’s some of the things we mention: EARLY INSPIRAT||11/13/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Moko Expedition #17: Pixar’s 9th Rule||Pixar’s 9th rule: When you’re stuck, make a list of what WOULDN’T happen next. Lots of times the material to get you unstuck will show up. This rule gave us a lot of trouble, so we decided to mix up our approach…much like the rule recommends!||10/30/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Moko Expedition #16 – Habits||IN THIS EPISODE In this Chat episode, we share some of our writing habits – good and bad – that we’re trying to cultivate or crush. What are your habits, and how are you working on them? Please share your experiences with us!||10/16/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Moko Expedition #15||PIXAR’S RULE #8: Finish your story, let go even if it’s not perfect. In an ideal world you have both, but move on. Do better next time. Things Mentioned: – Faith Erin Hicks & her various works: http://www.faitherinhicks.||10/2/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Moko Expedition #14||In this episode, what starts out as a discussion on how to create believable “one-shot” characters (characters that have a speaking role, but are only intended to appear in a story for a short time) transitions into a talk about how to handle critic||9/18/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Moko Expedition #13||Pixar’s #7 Rule of Storytelling: Come up with your ending before you figure out your middle. Seriously. Endings are hard, get yours working up front. Also, we discuss the News about Anita Sarkeesian and both the optimistic and pessimistic sides of the||9/4/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Moko Expedition #12||We take a moment to kick back and get personal this week, talking about some of the unique (and unanticipated) challenges that creative people face posting their work online. Things mentioned in this episode include: Drezz Rodriguez’s Article on the||8/21/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Moko Expedition #11||Pixar’s Rule #6: What is your character good at, comfortable with? Throw the polar opposite at them. Challenge them. How do they deal? Things mentioned in this episode: Brian McDonald’s Invisible Ink: http://www.amazon.||8/7/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Moko Expedition #10||We’re chatting about the much reviled (or perhaps, misunderstood?) Mary Sue in today’s chat. Matt peers past the preconceptions to make the Mary Sue a useful writing tool, Cory reveals a unique perspective on his gender associations to the term,||7/24/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Moko Expedition #9||Pixar Rule #5: Simplify. Focus. Combine characters. Hop over detours. You’ll feel like you’re losing valuable stuff but it sets you free. We’ve launched our Kickstarter for Volume Three! Please support us here: http://kck.||7/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
Finally! A podcast for writers!
Not only did all three of you give great insights into writing but, for a first time podcast the first episode was professionally done. Great job and keep up the good work!
Great topics for storytellers
Really nice dive into stories that work and WHY they work. Looking forward to hearing more!