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Table Of Contents

Introduction
How to Use This Book
The 5 Dramatic Throughlines
The 21 Genres
How to Use the 11 Master Structures
The Replay
Fate
The Parallel
The Episodic
The Melodrama
Romance
The Journey
Interactive
The Slice of Life
Introducing the 55 Dramatic Situations
SUPPLICATION AND BENEFACTION
DELIVERANCE AND SOJOURN
VENGEANCE FOR A CRIME AND REHABILITATION
FLIGHT AND PURSUIT
DISASTER AND MIRACLE
REVOLT AND SUPPORT
DARING ENTERPRISE AND THE HEALING JOURNEY
ABDUCTION AND REUNION
OBTAINING AND LETTING GO
ENMITY OF KINSMAN AND HERO TO KINSMEN
COMPETITION AND CONCESSION
ADULTERY AND FIDELITY
MADNESS AND GENIUS
IMPRUDENCE AND CAUTION
CRIMES OF LOVE AND SACRIFICE FOR LOVE
SLAYING OF A LOVED ONE AND CONVICTION
SELF-SACRIFICE AND SELF-PRESERVATION
Discovery of Dishonor of Loved One
OBSTACLES TO LOVE AND UNCONDITIONAL LOVE
CONFLICT WITH A GOD AND SUPERNATURAL OCCURRENCE
MISTAKEN JUDGMENT AND INTUITIVE JUDGMENT
REMORSE AND EMPATHY
LOSS OF A LOVED ONE AND RESCUE OF A LOVED ONE
ODD COUPLE AND FISH OUT OF WATER
Blank Situation Template
BLANK SITUATION TEMPLATE
Research
Index
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Story Structure Architect

Story Structure Architect

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Build a Timeless, Original Story Using Hundreds of Classic Story Motifs!It's been said that there are no new ideas; but there are proven ideas that have worked again and again for all writers for hundreds of years.Story Structure Architect is your comprehensive reference to the classic recurring story structures used by every great author throughout the ages. You'll find master models for characters, plots, and complication motifs, along with guidelines for combining them to create unique short stories, novels, scripts, or plays. You'll also learn how to:Build compelling stories that don't get bogged down in the middleSelect character journeys and create conflictsDevise subplots and plan dramatic situationsDevelop the supporting characters you need to make your story workEspecially featured are the standard dramatic situations inspire by Georges Polti's well-known 19th century work, The Thirty-Six Dramatic Situations. But author Victoria Schmidt puts a 21st-century spin on these timeless classics and offers fifty-five situations to inspire your creativity and allow you even more writing freedom. Story Structure Architect will give you the mold and then help you break it.This browsable and interactive book offers everything you need to craft a complete, original, and satisfying story sure to keep readers hooked!
Build a Timeless, Original Story Using Hundreds of Classic Story Motifs!It's been said that there are no new ideas; but there are proven ideas that have worked again and again for all writers for hundreds of years.Story Structure Architect is your comprehensive reference to the classic recurring story structures used by every great author throughout the ages. You'll find master models for characters, plots, and complication motifs, along with guidelines for combining them to create unique short stories, novels, scripts, or plays. You'll also learn how to:Build compelling stories that don't get bogged down in the middleSelect character journeys and create conflictsDevise subplots and plan dramatic situationsDevelop the supporting characters you need to make your story workEspecially featured are the standard dramatic situations inspire by Georges Polti's well-known 19th century work, The Thirty-Six Dramatic Situations. But author Victoria Schmidt puts a 21st-century spin on these timeless classics and offers fifty-five situations to inspire your creativity and allow you even more writing freedom. Story Structure Architect will give you the mold and then help you break it.This browsable and interactive book offers everything you need to craft a complete, original, and satisfying story sure to keep readers hooked!

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