- Play games to generate ideas- Three things (e.g. Name three superheroes)
- Protagonist- Hero character with a goal
- Story start with once upon a time or once there was a..
- E.g. Star wars- Once there was a farm boy who wanted to be a pilot
2. Everyday he…
- Story arcs-
- Usual movie- gradually starts and gets to a large plot point and then goes back down in the graph.
- Action movie- Starts off intense, gradually decreases then increased gradually, until another large plot point and then gradually decreases in a graph.
- Contrasting characters
3. Until one day..
- E.g. Star wars- Luke’s family is killed
4. Because of that..
- E.g. Star wars- Luke joins Obi-wan
5. Because of that
- E.g. Star wars- Luke and Obi-wan meet Han solo
- Carries on throughout
6. Until finally…
- Before that Crisis
- Star wars crisis- Obi-wan dies
- Until finally Luke becomes a star fighter pilot and saves the day, and learns he is a Jedi.
Hobbit story process
- Once there was a hobbit named Bilbo
- Everyday he smoked his pipe
- Until one day Gandalf invited him on a adventure
- Because of that- Attacked by three trolls, riddles with Golem, (story turn) Attacked by Orcs
- Until Finally- Gains thorns trust
- Ever since then- Becomes an adventurer and goes on adventures.
- Story arcs is constant large arcs for the different plot/ story turns/ Major plot events