I’ve been thinking about the formats of storytelling for so long… things like the Hero’s journey, the three act structure, Harmon’s story circle, and when things should be happening to a character according to script page number. It took me until this week to realize that I had it all backwards. If I’m doing my job as a storyteller, showing a character struggling, winning, and changing, things will align with typical beats / acts / script page numbers. Not the format dictating the character emotions and actions.
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