Caleb opens things off with his one-second Fellowship of the Ring review and an update on how his novel is coming along. After that, we get into a discussion about the importance of character motivation in storytelling. We talk about how important character motivations, character goals, and overcoming obstacles are to telling a good story.

There are some examples of well-known characters and their motivations discussed throughout the episode. We end things by talking a little about future social media plans for DPW. 

IRC #13: Oblivion Part Four Drunken Pen Writing Podcast

Today we are discussing the short story "Good Old Neon" by David Foster Wallace. We take a deep dive into imposter syndrome, what it means to truly be a fraud, and the importance we put on how others view us.  We also correlate the story with the current state of social media and the constant need people have to be seen and heard, often through the sacrifice of their authentic selves. Finally, Caleb breaks down why he believes actor Kelsey Grammer is ultimately responsible for the death of David Foster Wallace.  
  1. IRC #13: Oblivion Part Four
  2. DBS #68: Read Or Die!
  3. IRC #12: Oblivion Part Three
  4. #103: We Need To Be Honest With You
  5. IRC #11: Oblivion Part Two

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