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Table of Contents

Volume One presents a whole new way of
looking at and writing with story structure

Part 1 - Introduction

Part 2 - The Story Mind

Part 3 - Story Perspectives

Part 4 - The Twelve Essential Questions

Part 5 - The Obstacle Character

Part 6 - James Bond & Character Change

Part 7 - Character Growth

Part 8 - Direction of Character Growth

Part 9 - Main Character: Do-er or Be-er?

Part 10 - Main Character Mental Sex

Part 11 - Your Plot: Action or Decision?

Part 12 - Your Plot: Time Lock or Option Lock?

Part 13 - Your Plot: Success or Failure?

Part 14 - Positioning Your Reader/Audience

Part 15 - The Four “Classes” of Stories

Part 16 - Your Story’s “Concern” and “Range”

Part 17 - Your Story’s Disease

Volume Two covers the structural side of characters
from archetypes to complex operatives

Part 1 - Characters and the Story mind

Part 2 - How Stories Improve Real Life

Part 3 - Four Points of View

Part 4 - Protagonist is NOT Main Character

Part 5 - Should Your Main Character Change?

Part 6 - Should Your Main Character Start of Stop?

Part 7 - What is Your Main Character’s Approach?

Part 8 - Your main Character’s Mental Sex

Part 9 - Introduction to Archetypes

Part 10 - Archetypes in Star Wars

Part 11 - Internal / External Character Elements

Part 12 - Four Dimensional Characters

Part 13 - Complex Characters

Part 14 - Objective and Subjective Characters

Volume Three provides a complete pathway to developing
your story’s plot through signposts and journeys.

Part 1 - What is Plot?

Part 2 - Plot vs. Storyweaving

Part 3 - Justifications, Problems and Inequities

Part 4 - Levels of Justification

Part 5 - Characters and Justification

Part 6 - Fore Story and Back Story

Part 7 - Character Growth and Plot

Part 8 - Context, Bias and Story Structure

Part 9 - Signposts and Journeys

Part 10 - Acts in Television Series

Part 11 - Pair Relationships in Plot

Part 12 - Elements of a Scene

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This three-hour 43 part audio program is presented by Dramatica Theory co-creators Melanie Anne Phillips and Chris Huntley in their only published story structure seminar as co-instructors.

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