Doppelgangland (Buffy and the Art of Story S3 E16)

Buffy and the Art of Story Podcast CoverThis week on Buffy and the Art of StoryDoppelgangland (Season 3 Episode 16 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer), where Vampire Willow returns. This podcast episode looks at:

(1) the first scene – initial conflict or prologue? (2) is Willow both protagonist and antagonist? (3) a very subtle Midpoint; and (4) using subplots and story questions to keep viewers coming back.

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


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Last Episode: Consequences

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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. She also wrote the Q.C. Davis mysteries, as well as numerous short stories. Her non-fiction includes books on writing craft under L. M. Lilly. She also founded

Episode Transcript for Consequences

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