Author - Dr Michael Burns
Exposition- is the first universal story structure element.
The usage of What, When, Where & Setting coupled with how & why and its importance was mentioned in a detailed manner..
Upfront exposition delivery - providing extra exposition in the beginning(Read to book to understand the concepts that I do not discuss here in details)
Inciting incident which does not appear in same order other than children’s stories
Introduction of Conflict or Perspectives
The need of Catastrophe was discussed next. Here we also get to read about "needy ghost".
Lastly, as we all know, it is about Climax.
Open vs Closed resolution
Now comes the much awaited 8 Stories which includes
- (3&4 are unfinished and hence similar to each other)
he Morale Builder - strong antidote to financial crisis, viral pandemics, terrorist aftermath & military turmoil. Concentrate on the reaction rather than the cause.
The Capsule - aka Elevator Pitch. Most unique among all the 8 stories. Use highlights from The Base to tell a story in a minute or less. Improve efficiency & remove frustration. Capsule needs Universal Theme & a Change Moment
The Talk - not all TED- style talks are stories. Many are demonstrations or even performances with explanation.
This book is a MUST READ if you're seriously considering about writing a book or want to see how you can approach business in a way that you have not done it before. A perfect book for Professionals.