Ch. 12 Story vs. Plot (The B-Story)

Most of the time, ‘story’ and ‘plot’ mean essentially the same thing. But when you get into the nitty-gritty of writing, understanding the difference between the two can be key to crafting a compelling narrative.SHOW LESS

Dan Harmon Story Circle: 8 Proven Steps to Better Stories

We’ve explored story structure earlier in this course and examined Blake Snyder’s approach to story genre. Let’s get deeper with an examination of the Dark Knight.

Hidden Figures is about three women, but it focuses mainly on Katherine Johnson’s story, so the other two women are given their own subplots. This video looks at the elements of subplot and how to design a subplot that supports the main plot.

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