Yes, I am still alive and still busy, busy, busy. Hustle, hustle, hustle.
Well…You know by now that I am a total story craft geek.
My crazy craft obsessed brain watches a great movie such as Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, and instantly feels compelled to deconstruct the storyline, and dig deep into how these masters of the screenwriting craft created such a totally engaging and fun movie.
I sincerely recommend this technique to anyone who wants to know how to build a story map which locks down the emotional journey of the audience sitting in the dark in the cinema, in precisely the same way as any novelist has to hold the attention of their readers.
Usually, I save these deconstructions for my own use, and learn something new about the writing craft every single time.
But this movie was so special that I decided to share the analysis in an eBook.
This is the result!
A scene by scene deconstruction of the movie Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, backed up by the novel, using the Four-Act story structure and Mythic story form as the template!
PLUS I go through the characters arcs for the three main new characters.
I loved this movie and plan to see it for the third time this weekend. How about you?
Hope that you enjoy the book – but please, after you have been to the cinema.