Story telling is not just something we do. It’s a mental process we have to do if we want to make sense of the world. thescienceofstory.blogspot.com
A story is not what you are told. A story is what you imagine as a result of the telling. thescienceofstory.blogspot.com
Stories are made from gaps in knowledge. Authors withhold information to grip & engage, or give partial information to intrigue #amwriting
Your protagonist can only be as impressive as the antagonism demands of him. Working hard on the dark side will improve your protagonist.
A story is a moral argument. Conflict comes from differing moral stances. Climax is moral growth. Resolution is moral understanding.