Good writers often break rules—but they know they're doing it! Here are some
good rules to know. Theme. A theme is something important the story tries to tell ...
A good story, however, does more than inform or amplify. It adds value to the
topic. The Elements of Journalism, in fact, describes journalism as “storytelling
Feb 23, 2016 ... According to the American Press Institute, A good story is about a topic the
audience decides is either 1) interesting, or 2) important. But a great ...
Jul 24, 2014 ... At this year's Aspen Ideas Festival, we asked a group of writers, journalists, and
producers to explain what makes a story great. According to ...
Oct 7, 2013 ... At any rate, my point is not to discuss my bipolar taste in reading, rather to say
that I think a lot about what makes a good story, or at least a story ...
There are always exceptions, but if I was planning to violate any of the following
rules and .... Every single moment of a good story should be supercharged with
tension: characters wrestling with other characters or situations. If there is a core
Successful storytellers have a variety of opinions about what makes a good story.
... I will attempt, however, to discuss what I feel creates a good story that is ...
Jun 7, 2016 ... I'm good at idea part. I have lots of notes for several novels on characters, who
they are, how they know each other, what they want, their ...
Interactive exhibit takes visitors on a literary journey through the classic short
story and examines the elements that come together to create a good story.
If an author writes, "The king died and then the queen died," there is no plot for a
story. But by writing, "The king died and then the queen died of grief," the writer ...