Must we kill our main characters to have a good story in our conference or presentation? Let’s take a look.
Stories are incredibly useful to grab and maintain audience interest. Are all stories equal? Apparently not.
Benjamin Starr published “The Recipe for Writing Succes? Kill Your Characters” on visualnews.com about the plot lines used in the 13 novel who won the Man Booker Prize in 2011.
Most used plots? Death comes first. Followed by love and betrayal.
Those that mean that we must kill our characters to have a good story? Not necessarily. The graphic indicate that many plots are effective. Including the death.
We just have to choose the best one to illustrate our ideas.
Share your opinion
What kind of story you’re using ?
Source: The Recipe for Writing Success? Kill Your Characters.
Posted by Denis François Gravel
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