Month: February 2016

Story Surgery Part 1

Stories thrive on specifics, the key elements that make this plot work and interest the audience. Look at Romeo and Juliet, that is a story of two lovers being kept apart by circumstances. That is Romeo and Juliet’s core, but it is also the core of West Side Story and many other stories ranging from Romantic Comedies to Tragedy to Action Thrillers. All that changes is the combination of the elements you use to make up your story.