Category Archives: Concepts

A Tale is a Statement

Part 2 of our 113 part video series on story structure Download this video, audio or view on our web site at http://storymind.com/page104.htm

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Static vs. Progressive Plot Points (video)

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Introduction to Plot

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Direction of Main Character Growth

Whether a Main Character eventually changes his nature or remains steadfast, he will still grow over the course of the story. This growth has a direction. Either he will grow into something (Start) or grow out of something (Stop).change in … Continue reading

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Signposts & Journeys

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Story Issues & Arguments

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The Four Story Problems

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The Four Story Issues

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Examples of Story “Concerns”

In previous classes, we’ve looked at how to zero in on the nature of your story’s central driving problem or issue at the most broad stroke level by seeing it as being an external state or process (situation or activity) … Continue reading

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Story Domain Examples

In previous classes we’ve talked about the problem at the heart of a story that drives all the dramatics – from character growth through plot progressino and even development of the message.  In order to have the best control of … Continue reading

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