Each of us has a natural address somewhere on the story triangle. The danger is that for reasons more ideological than personal, you may feel compelled to leave home and work in distant corner, trapping yourself into designing stories you don’t in your heart believe. But if you take an honest look at film’s often specious polemics, you won’t lose your way.

— Excerpt taken from Robert Mckee’s STORY. 


2 thoughts on “The Politics of Story Design

  1. I read McKee’s STORY ten years ago and still have the notecards I made with quotes to remember. I’ve never done that with any other book. I don’t remember this particular passage, but reading it now, I definitely feel that it’s notecard-worthy!

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