In some cases, storytelling – at least in a movie – has two prominent outcomes. You could leave your audience breathlessly at the edge of their seat at every scene, by establishing a compelling narrative and setting up a transition of emotional values; there is also the potential of leaving your audience more interested and astonished at the perfect ratio between sweet and salty popcorn in their mixed large at the cinema.
Stay engaged as we highlight useful sources that explain the do’s of story writing and some anecdotal pieces that put this into practice!
How to Evoke Emotion by Lessons from the Screenplay
In this video, Lessons from the Screenplay opens, “It would be easy to think that a complex story like Game of Thrones is told in a complex way, but in truth, it’s exactly the opposite.” Become educated on the fundamentals of storytelling with this instructive piece and understand how to keep a 23-minute action scene – with limited dialogue – exciting.
Wired for Story by Lisa Cron
Lisa Cron demonstrates how to tap into someone’s emotion through a story, by covering the common factors between story writing and psychology. As the cover reads, it is “The Writer’s Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence”.
Histoire des Turcs
Memo from David O.Selznick
A Week at the Airport by Alain de Botton
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