The Perfect Story
Generations of parents passed down bits of wisdom to their offspring in the form of stories before he could write those stories down. “Tell Me a Story” gave way to “Read Me A Story”; a long-held family tradition.
The story holds our attention because of conflict. At the core of every story are three basic plots for conflict.
Man against Man
Man against Nature
Man against Himself
The story that holds our attention whether it’s a blockbuster movie or bestselling book, contains a form of all three.