Episode

When Stories Lie

Meta-Data

Cheryl, James, and Matt Bird discuss unreliable narrators and deceptive points of view.

Mentioned in this episode:

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Atonement

We Were Liars

Fight Club

Primal Fear

The Sixth Sense

Gone Girl

Lee Child’s “A Simple Way to Create Suspense”

Flowers for Algernon

Millicent Min Girl Genius

The Usual Suspects

You, the listeners, make these episodes possible! If you’d like to donate, the PayPal email is narrativebreakdown@gmail.com

Or email us about an alternative method. Any amounts are appreciated and helpful.

Direct Download Link for the episode

More about this show, for new listeners: This is a creative writing podcast and a screenwriting podcast. In The Narrative Breakdown, Cheryl Klein, James Monohan, and other guest co-hosts discuss storytelling tips and techniques of interest to any writer, student, or fan of quality creative writing, screenwriting, playwriting, fan fiction, English literature, etc. Each episode, Cheryl and James draw upon their respective experiences in publishing and filmmaking to analyze popular novels, movies, plays, television shows, short stories, and song lyrics. Featuring various co-hosts and writers, as well as material from Cheryl Klein’s book ‘Second Sight’ and James’ iPhone app ‘The Storyometer.’

1 Comments