The media platform they choose to express this voice will silence them if they do not understand the basics of story. Not so much rules, but tricks of the trade. Elements that enrich stories and propel them into a global market.
These elements are applied to books, films, theatre, and television. They help writers create stories that linger long after they have finished. Identifying these key facets of storytelling is a critical starting point for every writer.
Without this foundation of techniques, a writer's work will be rejected by those with the power to open the gates to their career.
As a literary agent, publisher, and executive producer, Julian Friedmann has developed the careers of writers for over four decades. He also designed and set up the world’s first MA in Television Scriptwriting.
During one such talk, for TEDx, he shed light on the techniques of storytelling to remove some of the mystery for writers.