In this session, Harry ends his summer vacation in Diagon Alley and learns about the danger which faces him in chapters three and four of Prisoner of Azkaban!
Welcome to The Narrative Beat! In this introductory episode, I explain the new show!
In this session, we complete our discussion of the Council of Elrond in Book 2, Chapter 2 of The Lord of the Rings!
Welcome to the third season of Dear Mr. Potter, and our discussion of tone, theme and transition in the first two chapters of Prisoner of Azkaban!
This week, we conclude our discussion of American Gods — for now — with Monarch of the Glen and Black Dog!
In this session, we try valiantly to make it through the Council of Elrond, and fall just a little short of our goal.
This week, we return to Lakeside and end our discussion of Neil Gaiman’s seminal novel American Gods!
In this session, we catch our breath in Rivendell and discuss a remarkable poetic achievement in book two, chapter one of The Lord of the Rings!
In this session, we race from Weathertop to the Ford of Bruinen, meeting Glorfindel and facing down black riders in chapter twelve of The Lord of the Rings!
The Narrative Beat is a new twice-weekly podcast about the art, craft, and business of the writer’s life.