(Ch. 1) The Freytag Experiment

Gustav Freytag was a German novelist from the Nineteenth century who explored formulas in stories and novels (well before Blake Snyder and his “Save the Cat” series), and he found that similar narrative patterns existed (READ MORE)

(Ch. 1) Life Lessons from Character Transformation

As we’ve explored character, the inciting incident, the story question and conflict this chapter, we’ve come to a better understanding about the hero’s journey, and how to evaluate character arc. Sure, we’ve looked at the character’s goal and quest, but we must also examine the character’s need. This need, is the internal story of the…