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The Novel Analyst Podcast

By Jed Herne

Welcome to the Novel Analyst podcast! I’m Jed Herne and each episode I analyse a story to help you become a better writer. My own stories have been published or are forthcoming in The Arcanist, The Scarlet Leaf Review, Flintlock, and more. New episodes published every 2nd Tuesday at 8am Perth time.

  1. 1.
    0 Novel Analyst Teaser08/06/2018
    2:06
  2. 2.
    1 - The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss - Making Every Scene Interesting08/07/2018
    23:11
  3. 3.
    2 - The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie - Characterisation through Contradiction08/07/2018
    16:05
  4. 4.
    3 - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling - Creating Suspense Using Question Arcs08/07/2018
    15:16
  5. 5.
    4 - The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert Heinlein - Writing an Amazing Midpoint08/21/2018
    8:48
  6. 6.
    5 - Gabriel Bergmoser Interview - Windmills, Boone Shepard, Movie Maintenance, and Red Dragon by Thomas Harris09/01/2018
    1:02:20
  7. 7.
    6 - Neuromancer by William Gibson - 6 Lessons for Writers09/04/2018
    10:44
  8. 8.
    7 - The Heroes by Joe Abercrombie - Exploring Theme09/18/2018
    24:47
  1. 9.
    8 - Ready Player One by Ernest Cline - Creating Empathy for the Hero10/02/2018
    9:49
  2. 10.
    9 - The Stars my Destination by Alfred Bester - Grounding the Future in the Past10/16/2018
    14:02
  3. 11.
    10 - Mistborn The Final Empire - by Brandon Sanderson - Mastering the Grand Skill of Worldbuilding10/30/2018
    23:24
  4. 12.
    11 - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling - Narrative Misdirection11/13/2018
    13:54
  5. 13.
    12 - Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson - Controlling Pacing using Chapters11/27/2018
    15:24
  6. 14.
    13 - The Martian by Andy Weir - Problem and Response Story Structure12/11/2018
    18:27
  7. 15.
    14 - Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes - 6 Steps to make the reader cry12/25/2018
    19:51
  8. 16.
    15 - 2018 in review - Everything I Read, Favourite Books, and Top Writing Lessons01/04/2019
    38:07
  9. 17.
    16 - Boone Shepard - The Silhouette and the Sacrifice by Gabriel Bergmoser - Writing Awesome Endings01/08/2019
    17:18
  10. 18.
    17 - The Book Thief by Markus Zusak - Crafting Compelling Narrators01/21/2019
    20:44
  11. 19.
    18 - Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson - Misfit Characters02/04/2019
    15:10
  12. 20.
    19 - Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy - The Art of Naming02/19/2019
    17:12
  13. 21.
    20 - Elantris by Brandon Sanderson - Avalanche Endings03/05/2019
    18:29
  14. 22.
    21 - The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman - Meaningful Endings and the Truth03/19/2019
    15:25
  15. 23.
    22 - The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald - Finding your Perfect Prose04/02/2019
    27:39
  16. 24.
    23 - The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams pt. 1 - Why Characters Don't Matter04/16/2019
    15:29
  17. 25.
    24 - The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams pt. 2 - How to Write Funny04/23/2019
    21:26
  18. 26.
    25 - Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo - The Art of Setting Descriptions04/30/2019
    34:20

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