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The Resource Developing story ideas : the power and purpose of storytelling, Michael Rabiger

Developing story ideas : the power and purpose of storytelling, Michael Rabiger

Label
Developing story ideas : the power and purpose of storytelling
Title
Developing story ideas
Title remainder
the power and purpose of storytelling
Statement of responsibility
Michael Rabiger
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The vast majority of screenplay and writing books that focus on story development have little to say about the initial concept that inspired the piece. Developing Story Ideas: The Power and Purpose of Storytelling, Third Edition provides writers with ideational tools and resources to generate a wide variety of stories in a broad range of forms. Celebrated filmmaker and author Michael Rabiger demonstrates how to observe situations and themes in the writer's own life experience, and use these as the basis for original storytelling.? This new edition has been updated with chapters on adaptation, improvisation, and cast collaboration's roles in story construction, as well as a companion website featuring further projects, class assignments, instructor resources, and more. ? Gain the practical tools and resources? you need to spark your creativity and generate a wide variety of stories in a broad range of forms, including screenplays, documentaries, novels, short stories, and plays Through hands-on, step-by-step exercises and group and individual assignments, learn to use situations and themes from your own life experience, dreams, myth, and the news as the basis for character-driven storytelling; harness methods of screenplay format, dialogue, plot structure, and character development that will allow your stories to reach their fullest potential
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Rabiger, Michael
Dewey number
808.23
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1996
LC item number
.R33 2017eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Motion picture authorship
  • Playwriting
  • Plots (Drama, novel, etc.)
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • REFERENCE
  • Motion picture authorship
  • Playwriting
  • Plots (Drama, novel, etc.)
Label
Developing story ideas : the power and purpose of storytelling, Michael Rabiger
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part I: Overview. 1 Goals and getting started ; 2 About the creative process -- Part II: The roots of invention. 3 Finding your artistic identity ; 4 Autobiography and influences ; 5 Playing CLOSAT and pitching ideas ; 6 Working from life -- Part III: Craft and concepts of drama. 7 Characters, their problems and conflicts ; 8 Developing characters of your own ; 9 Analyzing drama ; 10 Understanding story structure ; 11 The tools of drama ; 12 Giving critical feedback -- Part IV: Writing assignments. 13 Tale from childhood ; 14 Family story ; 15 A myth, legend, or folktale retold ; 16 Dream story ; 17 Adapting a short story for the screen ; 18 Ten-minute, news-inspired story ; 19 Documentary subject ; 20 Thirty-minute original fiction ; 21 Feature film -- Part V: Creating collaboratively. 22 Catalyzing drama -- Part VI: Developing as a writer. 23 Artistic identity and career ; 24 Story-editing your outline ; 25 Expanding to the finished product -- Index
Control code
959884948
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
1 online resource (218 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317351467
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0501000156
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)959884948
Label
Developing story ideas : the power and purpose of storytelling, Michael Rabiger
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part I: Overview. 1 Goals and getting started ; 2 About the creative process -- Part II: The roots of invention. 3 Finding your artistic identity ; 4 Autobiography and influences ; 5 Playing CLOSAT and pitching ideas ; 6 Working from life -- Part III: Craft and concepts of drama. 7 Characters, their problems and conflicts ; 8 Developing characters of your own ; 9 Analyzing drama ; 10 Understanding story structure ; 11 The tools of drama ; 12 Giving critical feedback -- Part IV: Writing assignments. 13 Tale from childhood ; 14 Family story ; 15 A myth, legend, or folktale retold ; 16 Dream story ; 17 Adapting a short story for the screen ; 18 Ten-minute, news-inspired story ; 19 Documentary subject ; 20 Thirty-minute original fiction ; 21 Feature film -- Part V: Creating collaboratively. 22 Catalyzing drama -- Part VI: Developing as a writer. 23 Artistic identity and career ; 24 Story-editing your outline ; 25 Expanding to the finished product -- Index
Control code
959884948
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
1 online resource (218 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317351467
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0501000156
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)959884948

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