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The Elements

(Action, Setting, Dialogue, Thinking Inside)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1. ACTION                      
(i) ONE ACT AT A TIME
(ii) CHOREOGRAPHY
(iii) SPACE & MEASUREMENT
(iv) FLASH-IMAGES
(v) MEMORABLE ACTION
(vi) CHUNKING
(vii) WHEN TO CUT OR SKIM
(viii) SOUNDTRACK EFFECTS
(ix) IMPACT BEFORE UNDERSTANDING
(x) PREPOSITIONS

2. SETTING         
(i) FACTS VERSUS IMPRESSION           
(ii) MISE-EN-SCENE           
(iii) WHAT WOULD YOU PERCEIVE?                  
(iv) DESCRIPTION INTERLEAVED
(v) WEATHERS & TIMES OF DAY
(vi) ADJECTIVES
(vii) THINKING THROUGH CONSEQUENCES IN FANTASY
(viii) MAKING IT FRESH IN FANTASY
(ix) PERMANENT CONDITIONS IN FANTASY

3. DIALOGUE           
(i) VIRTUES OF DIALOGUE
(ii) INTERACTIVITY
(iii) QUESTIONS
(iv) SWAPPING CONTENT
(v) ADDING SPEAKERS
(vi) NAMING SPEAKERS

4. THINKING INSIDE
(i) DIRECT INTERIOR MONOLOGUE
(ii) FREE INDIRECT DISCOURSE
(iii) SLIDING AND GLIDING
(iv) FOCUSED THOUGHTS

 
 
 

 

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