Storytelling theory / narratology

The art of storytelling is also a science, narratology.

Here is a critical overview of the great authors of screenwriting technique and the main theories of screenwriting and narration.

Creating Unforgettable Characters, by Linda Seger

Creating Unforgettable Characters The “script doctor” Linda Seger published in 1990 a book entitled Creating Unforgettable Characters, with this subtitle: “A Practical Guide to Character Development in Films, TV Series, Advertisements, Novels & Short Stories“. Linda Seger has notably worked as a consultant for many films and series (such as McGiver and The Bridge), and has seen thousands of …

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The Writer’s Journey, by Christopher Vogler

Genesis of the Writer’s Journey, by Christopher Vogler Subtitled “Mythic Structure for Writers“, Christopher Vogler’s Writer’s Journey presents itself as a sort of universal recipe for generating storylines. Screenwriter for Hollywood, Christopher Vogler says he was strongly inspired by reading Joseph Campbell’s book, The Hero With a Thousand Faces. Christopher Vogler made a sort of …

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