Whether you need help with character design, story structure, or plot twists, here are my most-read posts over the past 90 days.
Popular Storytelling Tips
The Real Hidden Genius of Pulp Fiction — Here’s why Tarantino’s script works so well
23 of the Best YouTube Channels for Visual Storytellers — Lots of clever examples!
10 Subtly Amazing Moments in Lady Bird — Greta Gerwig’s little details add up
Why We Replaced Heroes with Antiheroes — The major cultural trend in storytelling
Why Black Sails Has One of the Best Protagonists in TV History — Hail Captain Flint!
The Hidden Message in Disney’s Christopher Robin — Winnie the Pooh to the rescue
The Mystery Box Is Broken, and Here’s How to Fix It — A trope gone very wrong
The Surprising Theme in Pixar’s Coco — One ironic twist to rule them all
How Avengers: Endgame Succeeds — Emotional ensemble storytelling done right
The Story Problems in Molly’s Game — Aaron Sorkin’s script is missing one key thing
How Jordan Peele Changed Get Out from Script to Screen — Comparing key scenes
Does Every Marvel Movie Tell the Same Story? — Why they all feel so familiar…
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