What Story Structure Looks Like to Your Characters
It’s one thing to play God when writing a story, but wouldn’t it be great if you could see what the major plot points in your story look like from the point-of-view of your characters? Well, now you can.
The Most Boring Storyform in the Entire World
In this episode we cover the world’s most familiar—and therefore, drabbest and dreariest—story structure.
The Best Picture of 2016 Doesn't Have a Story
In this, our first episode of the second season of the Narrative First Podcast, we catch up on all things story structure & story analysis including a look into the Oscar winner for Best Picture in 2016.
Finding Your Own Unique Voice When Writing for Nanowrimo
In this episode, we show you how to take that burning desire within your heart to be heard and apply it to a concrete and solid story structure.
Finding Inspiration for Nanowrimo Within a Great Story
In this episode, we learn how to use the storyform from an inspiring narrative to help define the structure of your own.
Trolls, Hacksaw Ridge, and Brainstorming a Brand New Genre
In this episode we create a brand new category of story by combining Gist Collections from two different Genres.
Captain Fantastic and Creating a Story from Scratch for Nanowrimo
In this episode we show how you can come up with a compelling and meaningful story in less than two hours using Dramatica’s powerful brainstorming tools.
Discovering the Hidden Code Within a Great Story
In this episode we take you step-by-step through a deep thematic analysis of The Dark Horse—a tremendous independent film out of New Zealand.
How to Analyze a Narrative with Dramatica
In this episode not only do we cover how to successfully analyze a story with Dramatica, but we also look into four different kinds of scenes found in the psycho-technological thriller Ex Machina.