Category Archives: Definitions

Writing – Science or Magic?

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Don’t Try to Be Shakespeare…

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Does your story suffer from “Multiple Personality Disorder?”

Does your story suffer from “Multiple Personality Disorder?”   Find out in this short article that gets to the heart of your story’s identity.   Psychoanalyze Your Story!

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Does Dramatica Support Multiple Protagonists?

A writer recently asked, do the Dramatica software and theory support multiple protagonists (several people trying to achieve the goal for themselves)? First, the short answer is yes, Dramatica supports that. But there’s more. Here’s the long answer (bear with … Continue reading

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Exactly what ARE the Protagonist and Antagonist?

Exactly what ARE the Protagonist and Antagonist?

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The 8 Character Archetypes

All about the 8 Essential Archetypal Characters…

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Have your characters write their own life stories

Have your characters write their own life stories For your characters to be compelling, your readers will need to think of them as real people, not just dramatic functionaries or collections of traits. To help make this happen, have each … Continue reading

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