035 - what is a sequence beat sheet

Aug 7 2020

What is a Sequence BS (Beat Sheet)?

Overview Organizing your story using sequences, sounds immature or boring. Think about this. . . Using sequences saves you time, increases your efficiency, and provides you with a stable environment for Story Design. We're not ...
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Aug 6 2020

BS9 – The 9 Step Story Beat Sheet

Introduction The BS9 is a powerful tool for Story Design. Nothing more, nothing less. Remember, your journey as an artist is to find YOUR way. Remember, it doesn't matter if it works, the only question ...
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Aug 5 2020

BS7 – The 7 Step Story Beat Sheet

Introduction The BS7 is a powerful tool for Story Design. Nothing more, nothing less. Remember, your journey as an artist is to find YOUR way. Remember, it doesn't matter if it works, the only question ...
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Aug 4 2020

BS4 – The 4 Step Story Beat Sheet

Attention I could not find a suitable BS3, so I skipped it - Sorry!!! Introduction The BS4 is a powerful tool for Story Design. Nothing more, nothing less. Remember, your journey as an artist is ...
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Aug 3 2020

Beat Sheet – Your Secret Weapon

Overview Simply, a beat sheet is a plan of attack. It provides several reasons for usage, but the greatest benefit is efficiency. Imagine this. . . A secret weapon for Story Design! I know, take ...
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Jul 31 2020

Definition: Call to Adventure

Introduction Every story needs, hold on, that's a strong word. Let's cleanse it a little, every story (usually) requires an external event to get it going. NOTE: This is not always true because the Protagonist's ...
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Jul 30 2020

Debate vs. Refusal of the Call

Introduction After the Call to Adventure happens, the Protagonist's Ordinary World is thrown off-balance and she must return to balance. By reacting, she is forced to deal with the complication. The Protagonist's reaction, how she's ...
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Jul 29 2020

Finale vs. Climax

Introduction Climax. If you've read any books on writing, regardless of the industry (Screenwriting, Novel Writing, Short Story Writing, etc.), then you've heard this term. Climax. We all know what it means: The Final Battle ...
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