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Category Archives: The Story Mind
By Melanie Anne Phillips One of the unique concepts that sets Dramatica apart from all other theories of story structure is the assertion that every complete story is a model of the mind’s problem solving process. This Story Mind does … Continue reading
http://storymind.com/content/dramatica/Dramatica%20Audio%20Tapes/Volume%20One/Dramatica%20Basics%20Part%202.mp3 Excerpted from my FREE 43 part audio program: Secrets of Story Structure
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Stories have a mind of their own, as if they were a person in their own right in which the structure is the story’s psychology and the storytelling is its personality. Characters, in addition to acting as real people,, also … Continue reading
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
A real life example that just occurred: In the kitchen, I began singing the theme song from the 1965 old west comedy “Cat Ballou” starring Jane Fonda and Lee Marvin. Upstairs, Teresa (upon hearing this) inquired why I was singing … Continue reading
Some time ago, I wrote a short article describing the four P’s of character: Psychology, Personality, Persona and Perception. Psychology was described as the underlying structure and dynamics of a character’s given mind set. Personality were the interests and mannerisms … Continue reading