Lesson 4 of 34
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THE POWER OF DILEMMA

Jeff October 16, 2022

By identifying or inventing a core Dilemma for your protagonist, and staying centrally focused on it as you develop the story’s basic building blocks, you create drama from the outset rather than trying to retrofit it later. This video trains you to funnel all the ideas for your growing story through the two equally unacceptable alternatives that short-circuit your protagonist, keeping your material focused on the story’s dramatic core so that it rivets your audience.