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Category Archives: Dramatica Videos
First part of our class on the story structure of characters
Part 2 of our 113 part video series on story structure Download this video, audio or view on our web site at http://storymind.com/page104.htm
Download video, audio and view on our web site at http://storymind.com/page103.htm
In this episode of our 113 part video program on story structure, we return to the Story Mind concept to learn how we can apply the concept of seeing a story’s structure as a model of the mind’s problem solving … Continue reading
In this episode of the 113 part videos series, we explore how remakes and adaptations can go awry, and how to prevent it. Perhaps the biggest mistake made when remaking or adapting an earlier work or one in a different … Continue reading
In this episode of the 113 part video series we explore one of the most useful, yet most difficult, tools an author can possess: the ability to tell the difference between story structure and storytelling. Typically, authors think of their … Continue reading
Men and Women generally respond to Main Characters differently. But, it is not a simple gender bias. Rather, all readers/audience members will sometimes empathize with the Main Character (stand in his or her shoes) and sometimes only sympathize with the … Continue reading
In this episode we explore ways of paring down a dramatic structure from the maximum effective size to smaller, yet still complete structures with more targeted purposes.
The Dramatica Chart of Story Elements is like the Periodic Table of Elements in Chemistry – only the Dramatica chart helps you build the chemistry of your characters, plot, theme and genre.