The Difference Between Star Trek And Star Wars
If you remove what you think is the source of conflict from a story and there is still trouble, you haven't properly identified the source of conflict.
Understanding the Personal Goal of Your Main Character
The Dramatica theory of story makes it easy for Authors to determine what is of utmost concern to their Main Characters--if you understand what Dramatica is asking.
When Backstory Is Not Backstory
Writers can determine what is necessary and what isn't by looking to the storyform of their narrative.
Writers Who Write The Same Main Character
Writers gravitate to that emotional irritant deep within them and use a story to help work through solving their own personal problems.
The Forces Of Influence Felt Between The Two Principal Characters Of A Story
In addition to actual concrete connections, there are forces of influence that bind the Main Character and Influence Character of a story together.
Finding Connections Between The Two Principal Characters Of A Story
Look for meaning in Dramatica's story points and you will be hard pressed to find it; look for an answer as to where to go next in your story and you will find nirvana.
The Veil Between Author And Audience
Writers get into trouble when they try to understand what their story means while they are creating it.
Dramatica And The Importance Of Relationships
The key to really getting Dramatica is to understand that it is all about the narrative relationships the theory models.
How To End Writer's Block Forever
Know what it is you want to say and learn to use a tool that keeps you on the straight & narrow as you write that first draft.
Discovering the Story You Never Knew
A strong and resilient system for looking at narrative makes it easier to play at writing.