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The 11 Laws of Great Storytelling

Posted by Jeffrey Hirschberg on

Throughout my 18 years of screenwriting I have read and analyzed thousands of scripts from writers of all levels, including screenplays from my students at Buffalo State College, Cornell University, Syracuse University's Newhouse School, and R.I.T.'s School of Film and Animation.During this time, I discovered 11 Laws of Great Storytelling - trends that tend to exist in many of the most memorable stories of all time. Of course, creating unforgettable heroes and villains is an integral part of all the Laws and should always be in the forefront of your mind as a writer.So while it is impossible to have...

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