Stealing Fire from the Gods The Complete Guide to Story for Writers and Filmmakers

ISBN-10: 1932907114
ISBN-13: 9781932907117
Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)
Authors: James Bonnet
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List price: $26.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Publication date: 7/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 269
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

A revised and expanded sequel to Stealing Fire from the Gods, this 2nd edition includes important new revelations concerning the ultimate source of unity, the structures of the whole story passage, the anti-hero's journey, the high-concept great idea, the secrets of charismatic characters, and the analyses of many important new stories and successful films.

Bonnet, founder of Astoria Filmwright.

Foreword to the Second Edition
Foreword
Preface
Introduction
The Nature and Purpose of Story
The Story of the Two Potatoes
How This Knowledge Was Developed
Why the Old Great Stories Were Created
How the Old Great Stories Were Created
Why the Old Great Story Takes the Form That It Does
How the Great Story Does Its Work
How This Natural Storymaking Process Was Cut Off
The Secret Language of Great Stories
The Metaphors
The Archetypes
The New Story Model
The Storywheel
The Golden Paradigm
Inner Conflict
The Ego/Hero Archetype
The Marvelous and Terrible Elements
The Archetypes of the Creative Unconscious Self
Some Special Qualities of Metaphor
Group Phenomena and the Entity Being Transformed
The Dynamic Cycle
The Hero's and the Antihero's Journey
The Story Focus
The Sugar Coat
The Storywheel Revisited
The Art of Storymaking
The Creative Process and the New Artist-Storymaker
Imitations of Real Life
Source of Material
Six Creative Techniques
Creating the Whole Story Passage
Creating the Story Focus
Story Alchemy
Creating the Sugar Coat
Perseverance
The Second Potato
Epilogue
Bibliography
Glossary
Index

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