Storytelling is an art. It evokes strong feelings and emotions; it changes views and opinions; it causes people to act in ways they normally wouldn’t. Sometimes, it can be difficult to know where to get started. But fear not creatives, we’re going to recommend some of our favorite storytelling tools to help you right along.
Hey there, we’re Prewrite. And we strongly believe that great storytelling requires tried and true story structure. Yes, that absolutely includes podcasts.
Four-act structure is a slightly less typical (but no less efficient) narrative model dividing the story of a screenplay into four sections instead of the usual three.
Hero’s Journey is a classic, mythical story structure broken down into 12 stages. Also referred to as the “monomyth,” Hero’s Journey functions as a circular model, meaning the hero’s physical trek will typically end right where it began.
We’ve compiled a list of spec scripts sold from 2016 to 2019. It’s far from exhaustive, but it’ll give you some context for recent spec script sales.
Freytag's Pyramid, or Freytag's Triangle, is a popular dramatic structure that specifies seven key elements of a successful narrative. Although some only acknowledge five elements, we're going to dig deeper and cover all seven.
Three-Act Structure is a typical narrative model that divides a film into three sections. While some screenwriters characterize it differently than others, there is no hard-and-fast rule you must follow to write a successful screenplay.
Today’s learners live in a multi-screen, home-based world, making their educational needs very different from those of students just a couple of decades ago.
Watch Prewrite writing partner Elizabeth Dray break down the essentials of writing a scene in Prewrite.
Prewrite has added seven new act structures to help you plan your stories.
Watch this quick tutorial and get up to speed on transforming your screenplays into a visual presentation in Prewrite.