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What Makes a Good Story? (Tips for Young Authors) - Aaron Shepard

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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 ...

What makes a good story? - American Press Institute

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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 with ...

Thought Leadership: What Makes A Good Story? - Forbes

www.forbes.com/sites/cherylsnappconner/2016/02/23/what-makes-a-good-story/

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 ...

What's the Most Important Element of a Good Story? - The Atlantic

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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 ...

What Makes A Good Short Story - Huffington Post

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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 ...

What makes a story great to read? - Quora

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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 to ...

Storytelling Power - What Makes a Good Story? - Creative Keys

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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 ...

What Exactly Makes A Damn Good Story? « terribleminds: chuck ...

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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 ...

Exhibits Collection -- Literature - Annenberg Learner

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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.

Literature -- Constructing Plot - Annenberg Learner

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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 ...

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Novel Writing: 7 Simple Ways to Make a Good Story Great

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Jun 19, 2012 ... 7 Simple Ways to Make a Good Story Great. By: Elizabeth ... One of the biggest is that love—or sex, at least—makes people irrational. We throw ...

What Makes a Good Story? « Simon Morden

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It also meant working out what I thought made a good story – something I could compare the diverse styles and subjects against – or doom myself to thrashing ...

The Psychology of What Makes a Great Story – Brain Pickings

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Jan 20, 2016 ... But what is the natural selection of these organisms — what makes the ... A good story and a well-formed argument are different natural kinds.