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The Recipe for Presentation Success? Kill Your Characters

  • 29th April 201229/04/12
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Must we kill our main characters to obtain a good story in our conference or presentation? Let’s take a look.

Stories are incredibly convenient 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.

Does that mean that we must kill our characters to have a good story? Not necessarily. The graphic indicates 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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