Adventures in Storytelling: McKee’s STORY {Part Four}

Writing Description for Screen When writing description for screen, describe what you can see NOW on the screen. It should be written in present tense. It should contain all action and be vivid. Avoid using generic nouns or verbs in … Continue reading

Adventures in Storytelling: McKee’s STORY {Part Three}

Allowing the audience insight can reconfigure their perception of the story’s reality. Incorporating set up and pay off into your story will give the audience this insight. They will think – “It was all there, they just didn’t see it … Continue reading

Adventures in Storytelling: McKee’s STORY {Part Two}

There are 3 rules that you must follow if you wish to write a bestselling script: 1. Entertain the Audience 2. Make Each Movie as if it’s Your Last 3. Never Compromise Your Integrity An audience needs ‘Interest Curiosity (“What … Continue reading

Adventures in Storytelling: McKee’s STORY {Part One}

“Stories give meaning to life and help the reader to make sense out of life.” “Story is a metaphor for life.” If story is a metaphor for life, arguably this metaphor is strengthened by the interactive nature of the narrative … Continue reading