February 11, 2017Beginning To Learn The Dramatica Theory Of Story
Appreciating the difference between the subjective and objective view of characters improves narrative structure 10,000%.
September 20, 2015A New Understanding Of The Shawshank Redemption
Being accurate with story analysis is more important than being right.
The Fugitive: When A Situation Isn’t A Situation
Returning to original terminology clears up misrepresentations of conflict found in narrative.
Finding The Major Dramatic Question Of Your Story
An accurate account of the tension within a story requires writers to take an objective view of their story.
The Crucial Element to Telling a Great Story
The most important part of any story exists at the intersection of the objective and subjective points-of-view within the narrative.
On the Need for Plot Points
An objective view of story helps an Author better understand the events that drive their narrative forward.
Bringing Gravity to Gravity
A missing piece of narrative structure, key to establishing a complete story, left this film with little left to offer except one helluva’ ride.
The True Nature of the Inciting Incident
Stories begin with an inequity; one that doesn’t have to be tied to the central character.
Writing Complete Stories
The secret to their success lies in their consistent use of the Four Throughlines of narratives.