September 16, 2016How to Build a Strong Narrative
November 16, 2015The Novelist's Struggle With Dramatica
Novelists prefer a subjective view of conflict; Dramatica prefers the objective.
October 15, 2015Establishing The Nature Of Conflict In A Story
Stories are models of how we think and solve problems.
Identifying The Storyform Of A Complete Story
Figure out what it is you want to say and the rest is easy.
Identifying The Domains And Throughlines Of A Complete Story
A balance of all four Throughline perspectives guarantees the integrity of a narrative.
Identifying The Goal And Consequence Of A Complete Story
A look towards the initial inequity sets the stage for a meaningful narrative.
The Forces Of Influence Felt Between The Two Principal Characters Of A Story
In addition to actual concrete connections, there are forces of influence that bind the Main Character and Influence Character of a story together.
Finding Connections Between The Two Principal Characters Of A Story
Look for meaning in Dramatica’s story points and you will be hard pressed to find it; look for an answer as to where to go next in your story and you will find nirvana.
A Method For Generating Conflict
Position one truth against another and you’ll find the foundation for a great narrative.
Dramatica's Definitions Are Not Your Own
Dramatica improves commonly understood concepts of narrative in an effort to improve our understanding of story.