Article by Ian Long
You don't need me to tell what the world's like these days. But here’s a short reminder of the current state of affairs:
Q: BUT HOW CAN WE TURN THESE ISSUES INTO FICTION?
A: They have something in common: human perversity and reversals of intention.
Many of the things listed above have a perverse aspect, in which things morph into their opposite ...
This perverse streak is part of the genre description of Neo Noir, which you can explore in depth at our workshop on August 31.
Updating the tropes and conventions of classic Film Noir, the genre provides a tool-box of plots, characters and situations to deal creatively with our self-destructive tendencies.
Neo Noir protagonists often don’t really need antagonists – they do the job so well themselves.
In the workshop, we'll:
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