This short article will explain what Dramatica is all about and will also provide a step-by-step guide on how to use Dramatica to structure your story.
: What Dramatica Is All About
1. What does Dramatica do for a...Read article
What is Dramatica? Dramatica is a theory of how story structure works that was developed 25 years ago and is implemented in a line of software products to help writers structure their stories.
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I spent nearly sixteen years avoiding reading anything of substance by (Hollywood) story theorists such as Syd Field, John Truby, Christopher Vogler, Robert McKee and others. As co-creator of the Dramatica theory of story,...Read article
Dramatica has been a key resource for me in better understanding the elements of a good story, and is by far the most comprehensive tool I know of for taking apart what makes a successful screenplay or novel work. It goes miles beyond anything else...Read article
The buzz on film at the turn of the millennium-loud and clear-touts this time as artistically ingenious and financially flush. A collage of popular culture and mixed media, and utilization of up-to-the-nanosecond new technology has certainly...Read article
Your first look at a Storyform can be baffling. "This is my story?" you ask yourself, holding your Story Engine Settings report close to your face. "What have I done!?" Obviously, there is a long distance between having completed a Storyform and...Read article
So, what exactly is Dramatica? Dramatica is a whole new theory of Story. Because it wasn't based on any pre-existing theories, much of what it has to say can sound pretty unfamiliar. Still, the amazing part is that with each new concept you learn,...Read article