Beauty and the Beasts S3 E4 (Buffy and the Art of Story)

Buffy and the Art of Story Podcast CoverThis week on Buffy and the Art of Story – Beauty and the Beasts (Season 3 Episode 4 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer). This podcast episode talks about:

(1) a very subtle Midpoint turn;

(2) what is plot and what is subplot;

(3) the challenges with the metaphor to abuse within a relationship;

(4) point of view and playing fair with the audience; and

(5) use of voiceover.

As always, the discussion of Buffy the Vampire Slayer is spoiler-free, except at the end (with plenty of warning).

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About Lisa M. Lilly

In addition to hosting the podcast Buffy and the Art of Story, Lisa M. Lilly is the author of the bestselling four-book Awakening supernatural thriller series and the Q.C. Davis mysteries, as well as numerous short stories. She also writes non-fiction, including books on writing craft, under L.M. Lilly. She is the founder of

Episode Transcript for Beauty and the Beasts

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