This week we take a look at the Western genre.
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Season 2, Episode 3: The Western Genre and “Spirit Riding Free”
We continue our exploration of genre with the help of the excellent kids series “Spirit Riding Free” from Netflix. The episode “Lucky and the Unbreakable Spirit” (season 1, episode 1) is a great example of the Western genre.
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.
- Shawn Coyne and the Story Grid. There’s a whole story grid universe: website, book and two podcasts: The Story Grid and the Story Grid Editors Roundtable, especially the episode where they analyze True Grit.
- The five leaf Genre Clover, or as Nora likes to call it, the Genre Flower.
- “Spirit Riding Free” a Netflix series from DreamWorks.
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