“I think the best stories always end up being about the people rather than the event, which is to say character-driven.” Stephen King
We can’t build a great story with out building relationships. If life was all about events and thrills that you and I have only experienced alone — that will be pretty miserable. A boring story, I’ll say.
I need you, you need me. If not me, then somebody out there does. People matter. Our life must be character-driven.
Good artist copy, great artist steal – Pablo Picasso
While studying storytelling, I’ve come to realize that I must become an old soul to understand it’s power. Reason is, there’s barely any current films with good stories out there. It’s overwhelmed by effects and other non-sense. Which I love, don’t get me wrong. But if I had to chose, I’ll choose story.
With that said, I made a list of storytelling craftsmen I must research and learn about. These are my storytelling giants.
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