Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Cool Blog Quote for Writers: What Story Really Is

"...story is internal, not external. A story is not about the plot, which is why external story-structure models, including the over-revered Hero’s Journey, often lead writers far astray. A story is about how the plot affects the protagonist."

Lisa Cron, author of Wired for Story, The Biggest Mistake Writers Make and How To Avoid It, at Writer Unboxed, September 13, 2012



  1. Thanks for sharing this. I've been meaning to read the Writers Unboxed posts. You're reminding me that I should. Thanks.

  2. This is so true. Story is the emotion. It's not the plot. :)

  3. Words to remember and story by! Thanks for sharing this.


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