Learn so much about stories that there's not enough room in this heading to tell you even a frac


• what a story really is

• what it is actually doing to and for

you and other readers

• the magnetic power that attracts readers even before the introduction of any character

• what the thing called a ‘character’ actually is, and how to rapidly build a convincing one

• the things called ‘plots’, what they are and how they are actually made

• what ‘protagonists’ and ‘antagonists’ really are, and what the connection between them consists of

• the four categories of the powerful force that compels readers to turn pages