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Does a Three Act Structure, or it's expanded yet still conventional Five Act counterpart, rob us of depth but still satisfy our need to be told stories? What about another, deeper Five Act Structure, one based on Fractal Theory Storytelling?
As a companion piece to my previous post, Lessons from the Screenplay goes through what happens when the arguments over what Story Structure is, are closely examined. And perhaps, as a satisfying close, how a story's content rules over all.
This talk by John Truby focuses on Screenwriting, but the truths unearthed here are for Writing as a whole.
If you’re creating a Kindle book for the first time, then you might it frustrating that the Word-based process doesn’t yield a functioning NCX Table of Contents (The ToC using the Kindle menu) for your book. Let’s find out how we can fix that using Calibre, a free eBook and multi-OS reader.
Let’s explore the books and the lessons I have found to be crucial in my self-education as a fiction writer.
Let’s explore the Argentine Tango, and why the Tango is the ultimate dancing expression of a subtle and knowing but wordless story between the masculine and the feminine.
Let's find out how great and artful South African storytelling can be.
First up, I’ll be posting about things you may find obtuse, informative or just entertaining. Whether it’s a book, a writer’s principle, politics, social change, or just a beautiful woman in a tango pose, these posts will be about ideas both grand and small.