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January 18th, 2019
Demystifying the Archetypes of 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.
January 3rd, 2019
A tale of one man's life. Not a story.
January 2nd, 2019
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
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.
July 30th, 2018
A perfect balance of conflict explains this film's success.
Wow. You must really love story.
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