Book Review — Story: Style, Structure, Substance, and the Principles of Screenwriting by Robert McKee

Story: Style, Structure, Substance, and the Principles of ScreenwritingStory: Style, Structure, Substance, and the Principles of Screenwriting by Robert McKee
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

If you only ever read one book on writing, this should be it.

Even if you’re not an author, STORY will deepen your understanding of novels and movies. What makes a good plot? What drives character motivations? How do you deal with audience expectations?

Telling stories is one of the most defining characteristics of being a human. Learns to do it well, and learn how to appreciate it, too.

I read a lot about writing, but nothing has ever blown me away like this. It has everything, and I plan to keep an open copy on my desk at all times.

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