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The passing of FiftyOneFifty

It is with deep sadness we announce that another of our hosts and friends Donald Grier, known to us as FiftyOneFifty, has passed away.

FiftyOneFifty's frat brother Randy Hall has written an lovely piece. The team at Linuxlugcast are preparing our own tribute if you want to contribute an audio file you can email Honkeymagoo or join the show.

Our thoughts go out to his friends and family at this difficult time.


hpr2776 :: Sub-Plots In Storytelling

Lostnbronx looks at the importance of tightly-structured subplots in storytelling.

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Hosted by lostnbronx on 2019-03-25 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: stories, storytelling, sub-plots, lostnbronx.
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. | Comments (1)

Part of the series: Random Elements of Storytelling

lostnbronx leads us on an investigation of the fundamentals of story telling.

What makes for strong subplots? Why can some subplots be chopped out of a tale without harming it? Why can some be chopped out, and it actually makes the tale stronger? Is this modular approach the best way to bring in subplots, or is there another method that might be better?

Story construction is a complicated topic; Lostnbronx tries (and largely fails) to make sense of this small part of it.


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Comment #1 posted on 2019-03-25T13:17:25Z by operat0r

fun stuff

long time listener almost first time comment.

I wanted to say I've always enjoyed your podcast. I don't read books or play d&d but I do watch a fair amount of TV and movies.

You can hear the amount of passion and what you're explaining and I personally feel almost smarter when I can go back and understand why a story I remember was great or horrible!

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