February 18th, 2019

              Writing Characters as Facets of a Single Human Mind

              Breaking down the personality of a story.

              February 16th, 2019

              Why Do People Hire Your Product?

              An answer that sets the course.

              February 14th, 2019

              Wanderlust: Season One

              A brilliant exploration of possibility, and the fallout that arises from wanting.

              February 11th, 2019

              Developing Complex Characters that Defy Expectation

              Fascination involves moving away from Archetypal concepts of characterization.

              February 6th, 2019

              The Old Man and the Gun

              This is how you tell the story of a life well-lived.

              February 4th, 2019

              Writing Characters Who Break the Mold

              Moving away from the familiar and into the unexpected.

              January 30th, 2019

              The Dark Knight Rises

              Meaning arrives with a home version you can sink your ears into.

              January 26th, 2019

              Understanding the True Motivations of Your Characters

              Moving beyond morality to determine drive.

              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.

              Wow. You must really love story.

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