This week on the podcast we discuss The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands and the story structure concept of pinch points.
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Season 1, Episode 3: First Pinch Point
We review The Blackthorn Key, the first book is a fabulous Blackthorn Key Adventure series by Kevin Sands. For this week’s story structure lesson, Sue explains what a pinch point is.
You also get an entertaining rundown of Britain’s Restoration era from amateur historian, Nora. Incidentally, the art featured above for this episode is a Nora original in watercolor pencil. The gentleman William III (a nephew of Charles II).
Things we mention that you should check out:
- Our mailing list! Sign up today and you’ll get cool subscriber only perks like bonus material and artwork from my forthcoming novel, The Cat, the Cash, the Leap and the List.
- The audiobook version of The Blackthorn Key is excellent.
- If you want to learn more about pinch points and a four-act structure for stories, I highly recommend the work of Larry Brooks. You can see a list of his books at the Story Fix website.
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