Iyagikkun (Storyteller)

Iyagikkun (Storyteller)

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A podcast about one screenwriter’s Three-Act Structure Called “Life.”


Identifying and Writing Compelling Dialogue
Jan 15 • 15 min
On this episode, I talk about a handful of my favorite screenwriters and how their dialogue is unprecedented when it comes to the essential tools of putting together a great script. I also talk about what I consider when putting together a scene that is…
Setting As An Ancillary Character
Dec 26, 2019 • 9 min
A more in-depth look at what I discussed back in Episode 2 about setting. Setting, in my opinion, can be just as important in your script or story as your main characters and other elements of story. In this episode, I explain why by using some classic…
Adaptation
Nov 29, 2019 • 14 min
On this episode, I talk about how screenwriters adapt screenplays that are derived from other works such as novels, short stories, short films, news articles, and more. I talk about the decision-making process that goes into what to include, take out, and…
Writer’s Block
Nov 23, 2019 • 15 min
I talk about dealing with Writer’s Block and include my own suggestions and strategies as well as the suggestions from the winner of the 2019 Publishing Commentator of the Year, Jane Friedman. I also for the first time reference what I’ve said in previous…
Finding Your “Voice” as a Writer
Nov 10, 2019 • 6 min
Finding your “voice” can be one of the most complicated steps in establishing yourself as a writer. I break it down for you as best as I can by telling you what to keep in mind and how to identify & improve upon the steps of the evolutionary writing…
Creating Memorable Characters
Oct 28, 2019 • 12 min
In this episode, I talk about the differences between a main character and a stock character. I also guide you into how to create a memorable character for your own script and use one of my own characters that I’ve created as an example.
A Special Shoutout
Oct 13, 2019 • 10 min
On this episode, I send a special shoutout to the #WritingCommunity on Twitter as well as the differentiating thought process between writing for me and teaching writing to others.
Winning Best Screenplay & The Importance of Setting
Oct 6, 2019 • 10 min
I talk a little bit about winning Best Screenplay at the 2018 Los Angeles Crime & Horror Festival along with the importance of setting in your story and how setting can essentially help dictate the entire premise of your story.
The Three Roberts
Sep 21, 2019 • 14 min
Welcome to Iyagikkun (the Korean word for “Storyteller.”) This episode has more of a formal introduction of myself and the story of three teachers-amazingly all named Robert-that greatly impacted and influenced my genesis as a writer.
The Introduction? Maybe…
Sep 21, 2019 • 5 min
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Iyagikkun (Storyteller) (Trailer)
Sep 20, 2019 • 0 min