There’s always something to learn by studying the masters which is what the guys do today as they dive deep into the Pixar rules of storytelling. You will discover:

  • Some exciting things coming up on the Patreon + the newest Molten Universe Media author, Lori Drake
  • Reedsy’s new discoverability tool for authors
  • How Pixar has built its reputation as one of the most incredible film production studios in the world
  • How Pixar’s focus has shifted from storytelling to commercial success since they became part of Disney
  • The Pixar rules of storytelling: what works, what doesn’t, and how you can apply these lessons to your own work
  • Questions to ask yourself when planning a book or series
  • How you can use the Pixar pitch to structure your own stories
  • Why conflict is what powers story and the many different forms of conflict you can use in your story
  • How plotting can help you finish stories faster
  • What makes a character fantastic to watch or read in action

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