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December 14th, 2018
The State of Narrative First 2018
Our year in review.
December 10th, 2018
On Building a Narrative Argument for Your Story
Moving beyond the general to make a difference in your storytelling.
December 3rd, 2018
Resurrecting The Flying Kreisslers
A short story lost to time resurfaces.
November 26th, 2018
Ralph Breaks the Internet
An absent Antagonist breaks this film's storyform.
November 22nd, 2018
Stealing everything, but a complete story--and a way into our hearts.
November 20th, 2018
A Story Development Tool Unlike Any Other
A video introduction to our magical service, Subtext.
November 6th, 2018
Breaking a Story with Incompatible Plot Points
Inconsistency in major Act turns breaks trust with the Audience.
November 5th, 2018
Building a Service for Generating Great Stories
The joy of being able to continually improve the quality of storytelling in the world.
November 1st, 2018
Find Expert Help Writing Your Story This NaNoWriMo
The latest version of our service Subtext helps you get going with confidence this November.
September 22nd, 2018
First Look at the Next Version of Subtext
An all new feature bound to make many writers very very happy.
August 5th, 2018
The White Robes of Dramatica
Learning at the feet of greatness.
August 4th, 2018
Turning to Faith in Search of Story Structure
Finding value without understanding requires belief.
August 3rd, 2018
Dramatica is Not a Religion
Belief will get you nowhere.
August 2nd, 2018
Raiders of the Lost Ark and Multiple Storyforms
August 1st, 2018
Writing Short Stories with Dramatica
Your Audience knows you're not telling them a complete story.
July 31st, 2018
Building an Argument for Your Story
Think of what you want to say, then use the storyform to make your argument.
July 30th, 2018
A perfect balance of conflict explains this film's success.
July 29th, 2018
Tying Objective Characters to the Story Goal
Frame each player’s motivation within the context of the central goal.
July 28th, 2018
Attaching Storytelling to Both Sides of the Argument
Turn concepts into conflict.
July 27th, 2018
Subtext and Narrative First Are Now Better Friends
Weaving together the education and practical application of narrative theory.
July 26th, 2018
Starting to Build an Argument
Pick a side and make a stand.
July 25th, 2018
Westworld: Season 2, Episode 8
A story that lasts in the heart is the one that provides greater meaning for its Audience.
July 24th, 2018
Using Story Structure to Argue Your Point-of-View
Audiences can handle the truth, if you have something important to say.
July 23rd, 2018
The Write Answer When It Comes to Story Structure
Author's intent determines the substance of narrative structure.
July 22nd, 2018
Can a Rock Be an Antagonist?
If given the responsibility to interact with others through reticence, then yes.
July 21st, 2018
On the Awesomeness of Our Subtext Service
A look at a simpler way to understand the storyform of a narrative.
July 16th, 2018
The Long Lost Storyform for Walt Disney's Pinocchio
Coming of Age stories frame conflict in dysfunctional psychologies.
July 11th, 2018
Firefly: Season 1, Episode 8
A sophisticated & complete narrative accounts for this episode's popularity.
July 5th, 2018
The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi
June 28th, 2018
A First Look at Deconstructing Act Zero
Less Act, and more Backstory, Act Zero sets the foundation for justification.
Wow. You must really love story.
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