Here's One Brilliant Recipe For A Story That Will Kick Anyone's Ass

There’s no one secret formula for a great story, even if Pixar has its rules and other people have their own ideas. There are as many great shapes for a story to take as there are stories. But Chuck Wendig, author of the Blackbirds series, has a pretty great example of how to structure a kick-ass story.

Top image: Atlanta Burns by Chuck Wendig.

Advertisement

Here’s Wendig’s list of things that happen in a story, which he posted on his blog — as tweeted by Saladin Ahmed:


Contact the author at charliejane@io9.com.

Advertisement

Share This Story

Get our newsletter