Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Every Story Needs an Action-Idea

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Not just action, but an action-idea, a driving force that propels the characters and events through a story arc. Ted Dekker calls this “a through line.” I call it “a true arrow” that flies through the target zone of every creative choice. Hanson Hosein, author of Storyteller Uprising: Trust and Persuasion in the Digital Age, explains the principle here in such a helpful way that it helped me to get my current work-in-progress back on track: Storyteller Uprising

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