Basic Questions Expand all What is Dramatica? What is the basic premise of the Dramatica Theory? What ISN’T Dramatica? What kind of questions does Dramatica ask? What does it mean, “Dramatica is content-independent?” Can I use the Dramatica Theory without using the software? Can I use the software without knowing anything about the theory? Why is it a “theory” of story? Why not a “model” or a “paradigm”? Why do a lot of Dramatica terms seem to have more to do with problem-solving than with writing? How long will it take to learn Dramatica? Will Dramatica make writing easier? Why do some people say Dramatica has a long learning curve? Why are some writers opposed to Dramatica? Why does Dramatica have so many supporters and such incredible press? What movies or books have been made with Dramatica? What types of authors use Dramatica? What Dramatica-assisted scripts have won awards? Can Dramatica assist in structuring all types of stories? Why does Dramatica integrate Character, Plot and Theme? Why doesn’t Dramatica reduce central characters down to types like “Hero” or “Villain”? What’s the best way to learn the Dramatica theory?