Welcome to our podcast La Machine à écrire, a French podcast dedicated to storytelling !
Our guest today is the famous American author, script doctor and teacher, John Truby.
In this conversation, we talk about genres such as Action, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Comedy and many more. In particular, we talk about their themes and the different tools for writing good stories within the different genres. And who better than John Truby to do that with ?
Indeed, John Truby is the author of the seminal book The Anatomy of Story, and a brand new book The Anatomy of Genres. You can get your copies on truby.com and anatomyofgenres.com where you can also download his writing software Blockbusterand the many add-ons available that are specific to every genre forms.
In nearly 30 years, John Truby has trained more than 50,000 writers, producers and directors around the world and has worked on more than 1,800 scripts for major studios such as Disney, Sony Pictures, HBO and the BBC.
✍️ How do we transcend genres?
🔮 What great themes are behind them?
🐍 Is Adam and Eve the first horror story?
🛸 Did Shakespeare invent SF and Western?
🥇 How do you get to the top 1% of screenwriters?
🔭 What is the future of storytelling?
You will find all that out in this episode!
🔊 Exceptionally, this episode is released in 2 versions:
If you're comfortable with English, you can listen to this version in your podcast app.
If you prefer French, we provide a version dubbed by comedian Olivier Piechaczyk who generously lent his voice to John Truby.
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