The Storyteller’s Mission with Zena Dell Lowe

The Storyteller’s Mission with Zena Dell Lowe

Hosted by: Zena Dell Lowe

Zena Dell Lowe is a seasoned and engaging teacher with a passion for writers and storytellers. Her focused, concise, and practical episodes (all roughly 20 minutes) not only explore the nuts and bolts of the craft,...

Episodes

Ep.11. Character Arc Hack: One Easy-to-Use Tool to Steer Your Character Towards Growth

Season #3

EPISODE DESCRIPTION – What if we stopped trying to fix things, not only in our personal lives, but in our stories too? What does that even look like? How do you not fix something in your story? This week Zena will...
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Ep10. Stop Trying to Fix It: How Efforts to Rescue Those in Pain and Suffering Can Actually Make it Worse

Season #3

EPISODE DESCRIPTION – You know that uncomfortable feeling when you know someone is hurting and you feel kind of awkward because you don't know what to say, but you want to help them somehow, just to fix it for them?...
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Ep9. Counterculture Boundaries: Five Key Indicators That Today's "Self-Love" Craze is Making You More Selfish

Season #3

EPISODE DESCRIPTION – Are you setting boundaries in your personal life? Boundaries can be helpful and healthy, but they can also be a tool utilized to manipulate, whether we do it knowingly or not. This week, join...
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Ep8. Say What You Mean, But Don't Say it Mean: Finding Freedom in Radical Honesty

Season #3

EPISODE DESCRIPTION – It can be a struggle to get off Karpman's triangle, it can be a struggle to take personal responsibility even if you're not on the triangle. It takes courage and strength. But by embracing the...
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Ep7. How to Stop Victimizing Yourself and Others with This One Essential Recovery Tool

Season #3

EPISODE DESCRIPTION – Zena's back this week with a hard hitter. Do you own your stuff? I mean, do you take personal responsibility for your actions, feelings, etc.? Zena takes us on a journey this week down the road...
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Ep6. Called to be Bold: The Top Three Ways for Writers to be Courageous in the New Year

Season #3

EPISODE DESCRIPTION – Do you feel intimidated by societal expectations to accept mainstream narrative as truth? Or even by our fellow Christians for standing against the grain? Are you tired of the dumbing down of...
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Ep5. How to Write R-Rated Stories with a Clear Conscience: The Seven New Absolutes

Season #3

EPISODE DESCRIPTION – They're here! The final three on Zena's list of seven new evaluative criteria for writers and consumers alike. Challenging what has come to be known as a "good Christian story", Zena argues for...
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Ep4. Free at Last: Key Creative Guidelines for Christians Writing Stories for Adults

Season #3

EPISODE DESCRIPTION – There is freedom in boundaries. Sounds counterintuitive, I know. But just listen as Zena explains how to find ultimate freedom in your writing by following these creative guidelines. Here come...
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Ep3. Seven Keys to Unlocking Great Stories for Christian Writers, Producers, Publishers, and Consumers

Season #3

EPISODE DESCRIPTION – I know what you're thinking. Can Zena get through 7 evaluative criteria in one 20 minute episode? The answer is no. No, she can't. And that is a great thing!    Zena gives weight where it is due...
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Ep2. Six Key Reasons Why Christians Are Afraid to Write Rated R Stories

Season #3

EPISODE DESCRIPTION –  Kids G rated movies may lack sex, violence, and language, but there can still be themes of atheism and nihilism woven into their fabric. Some R-rated material causes deep introspection when...
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Ep1. What the World Needs Now are R-Rated Stories Written by Christians

Season #3

Support the Show on [email protected]! EPISODE DESCRIPTION – Welcome to Season 3. Thanks for joining us.True to form, Zena breaks right into the meat of why society needs more R-rated stories written by...
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#51: Four Professional Breakthroughs I've had as a Writer that have Immediately Improved My Outcomes

Season #2

Support the Show on [email protected]! EPISODE DESCRIPTION – Today, I want to share four techniques I've developed that have helped me navigate the business side of my writing career. Namely, those times when I...
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