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. 

A Murakami Minute: The Elephant Vanishes Part 3 Drunken Pen Writing Podcast

This week we cover three more wild stories from Haruki Murakami's short story collection, The Elephant Vanishes. We meet a man who has a very odd diary, a miserable wife who shops for lederhosen, and a mysterious rich guy who has a passion for burning down random barns. 
  1. A Murakami Minute: The Elephant Vanishes Part 3
  2. DBS #56: Appreciating Pulp Fiction Writers
  3. A Murakami Minute: The Elephant Vanishes Part 2
  4. DBS #55: The Best Fantasy Characters Of All Time
  5. A Murakami Minute: The Elephant Vanishes Part One

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