Monday, January 28, 2013

Get the obvious out of the way!





 The 22 rules of storytelling, according to Pixar 



(hat tip to Kelly Cogswell for the link!)

10 comments:

Elisabeth Black said...

fabulous

Heidi Willis said...

fantastic!

Elissa M said...

Copied. Pasted. Printed. Sitting by my keyboard.

Brilliant advice. Thanks for passing it on.

french sojourn said...

I took yesterday off to write, huge luxury.
Got a whole lot of nothing.

Read this list this morning, funk gone, thanks.

Helpful and uplifting; Cheers!

Angie Brooksby said...

That shark is all over the metro's walls here.

N. 8 is what I need. It's the 4th time I'm at 55k words and crapping out again. Ouch that bites. But I do have the ending for this one.

Debra Lynn Lazar said...

Love this. Tx for posting. (You're the kindest most helpful shark I know.)

kregger said...

What is that amorphous, viral blob approaching the shark's left pectoral fin?

The essence of Chum?

or

When Chum attacks?

elisabethcrisp.com said...

The list is a keeper, and the comments that follow bring the ideas home. Thanks again.

Janet Reid said...

Kregger, it's what's left of the last person who queried a "fiction novel."

kregger said...

Gulp!

Note to self...