It’s one thing to play God when writing a story, but wouldn’t it be great if you could see what the major plot points in your story look like from the point-of-view of your characters? Well, now you can.
In this episode, not only do we present our greatest impression yet, but we also manage to cover the Four Throughlines of Manchester by the Sea, speak about the objective and subjective nature of story paradigms, and lay down a detailed approach for connecting story structure to your characters.
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Show Notes & Links
- Narrative First Membership special goodies for friends of the show
- The Throughlines of Manchester by the Sea the Four Throughlines for this magnificent film
- The “You and I Are Both Alike” Montage the classic Dramatica introductory video. There is a structural reason why this phrase keeps popping up
- The Incredibles Dramatica analysis of this Brad Bird spectacular
- The Roman Holiday Videocast our Dramatica analysis of this classic presented in vivid color
- Episode #33: The Most Boring Storyform in the Entire World last week’s episode about the Issue of Self-yawn-Interest
- Main Character Approach does the Main Character of a story prefer to take action in the external world or do they prefer to internalize when it comes to personal problems?
- Main Character Problem-Solving Style does the Main Character of a story prefer to take action in the external world or do they prefer to internalize when it comes to personal problems?
- Star Wars the Dramatica analysis of a film I saw 250+ times on my parent’s first VCR
- The Matrix the Dramatica analysis of naked batteries
- Generating Dramatic Tension Within Each Act Of Your Story: Part One how to use the Story Requirements and Story Prerequisites to generate tension in your story
- Plotting Your Story With Dramatica the series of articles on how to plot your entire story out using Dramatica’s insightful and powerful story points
- Subscribe to Narrative First be a friend and join the greatest living story structure site on Earth
- The Veil Between Author and Audience key insight on the difference between Dramatica and other theories or paradigms of narrative
- Screenwriting with Outliner4D and Dramatica on a Mac our experiment with reinstalling this Windows program on our beautiful Macs
- The Plot Sequence Report articles and blog posts covering this magical report from Dramatica
- Finding the Major Dramatic Question Of Your Story instead of guessing, you can actually tie it to the deep thematics of your narrative
- Dramatica: A Fractal Model of Story Structure it just keeps going…and going…and going…
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