Monthly Archives: February 2018

Why does my brain lock-up?

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How many protagonists does it take..?

There are no new stories, only new ways of telling the same stories. All human stories are about the same things: love, betrayal, greed, acceptance, etc. These are emotional touch-points that imbue story immortality. An ‘Epic’ story has this for multiple POV with an over-arching ‘Grande Plot’.

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Protagonists need a goal, a mountain to cross

Protagonists need a goal, a mountain to cross. (KL) We’re biologically designed to be egocentric. Thus survival is not a problem, it’s a given. It’s also why this conversation makes my left eye twitch: KL: So what is your protagonist’s goal? Writer: To survive. KL: *face palm* Here’s the deal. We ALL have a goal […]

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