Category Archives: Dramatica’s Origins

Definitive Scientific Article on Dramatica Theory

Here is a link to the definitive explanation of the Dramatica theory (in PDF) from 1993, that explains all of the key concepts in text and graphics, including descriptions of non-story uses of the psychological model and the functioning of … Continue reading

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From the Dramatica Pro Software Archives (1999)

Dramatica Pro 4 Software Companion – Introduction From 1999 (gad, I was young!) – Introductory video from the Dramatica Software Companion.  Quality is poor, but the original video was lost, so all we have is this compressed copy which was … Continue reading

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Dramatica: The Lost Theory Book (Part 12)

Theme Prologue   Before the final version of “Dramatica – a New Theory of Story” there was an earlier draft which contained unfinished concepts and additional theory that was ultimately deemed “too complex”. As a result, this material was never … Continue reading

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Dramatica: The Lost Theory Book (Part 11)

Character Justification Prologue Before the final version of “Dramatica – a New Theory of Story” there was an earlier draft which contained unfinished concepts and additional theory that was ultimately deemed “too complex”. As a result, this material was never … Continue reading

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Dramatica: The Lost Theory Book (Part 10)

SUBJECTIVE CHARACTERS Prologue Before the final version of “Dramatica – a New Theory of Story” there was an earlier draft which contained unfinished concepts and additional theory that was ultimately deemed “too complex”. As a result, this material was never … Continue reading

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Dramatica: The Lost Theory Book (Part 9)

Prologue Before the final version of “Dramatica – a New Theory of Story” there was an earlier draft which contained unfininished concepts and additional theory that was ultimately deemed “too complex”. As a result, this material was never fully developed, … Continue reading

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Dramatica: The Lost Theory Book (Part 8)

Purpose Archetypes Before the final version of “Dramatica – a New Theory of Story” there was an earlier draft which contained unfininished concepts and additional theory that was ultimately deemed “too complex”. As a result, this material was never fully … Continue reading

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