Monday, June 30, 2008

Ranking of story elements

Order of Importance in Story

1. voice
2. point of view
3. characters' agendas
4. subtext
5. humor
6. style
7. dialog
8. surprise
9. discovery
10. reversal
12. suspense
14. outcome
15. opening velocity


lettuce said...

shelly i'd be happy to think of my photograph on your wall. If you'd like to email me at: then i could email you the full-sized file, which will get you a better print.

Anonymous said...

Shelly: If only I could be beamed up to a higher consciousness where I would be imbued with all these elements right down to my fingertips and they in turn would inform every keystroke.

z said...

love it