Slideshow: How to Write a Screenplay and Tell a Better Story

by ScreenCraft Staff on February 4, 2013

Victor Piniero over at Big Spaceship made some well-chosen points in this fun slideshow.  These slides are an entertaining reminder about some important basics of storytelling - particularly HOW to plot the hero's journey.  While there's no formula that fits all stories, this presentation does a great job of hitting the beats of many action / adventure stories.  The outline of SIGNPOSTS that start on slide 46 are especially interesting.  Check it out:


What are you thoughts on this storytelling formula?  Sound off on the comments below and let's DISCUSS this! 


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