January 23rd, 2019


              A beautiful portrait of family.

              January 18th, 2019

              The Definition of a Protagonist and Antagonist

              Something more than simply the good guy or the bad guy of a story.

              January 16th, 2019

              Teen Titans Go to the Movies

              An afternoon cartoon full of surprising relevancy and meaning.

              January 15th, 2019

              Radio is Not a Genre

              Genre is set by the message of the story, not the medium.

              January 14th, 2019

              Story Structure Analysis of Crazy Rich Asians

              An in-depth look at the narrative driving this success.

              January 9th, 2019

              Witnessing the Next Revolution in Story Theory

              The next wave starts now.

              January 3rd, 2019

              Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

              The greatest film of all time. Animated.

              January 3rd, 2019

              The Mule

              A tale of one man's life. Not a story.

              January 2nd, 2019

              Bird Box

              Allegories do little to change the world.

              December 31st, 2018


              A film that falls short of making a complete and convincing Narrative Argument.

              December 27th, 2018

              The Lingering and Lasting Effects of a Story's Outcome

              A discovery out of left field ignites the development of new story theory.

              December 26th, 2018

              An Introduction to the Dynamic View of Structure

              Setting out on a new & unexplored path.

              December 24th, 2018

              Dramatica: The Gift that Keeps Giving

              Daily wisdom designed to develop further the Dramatica theory of story.

              December 22nd, 2018

              When It All Finally Clicks Into Place

              That feeling when you unearth the hidden code of a great narrative.

              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

              The Grinch

              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

              A deep-dive into the two narrative structures driving this classic action/adventure.

              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.

              Wow. You must really love story.

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