Robert McKee explains Aristotle’s assertion that probable impossibilities in story are preferable to improbable possibilities.
Robert McKee teaches the importance of creating empathy in order to make your audience care about your story.
Robert McKee teaches how writers must retain some objectivity about their own writing in order to judge whether a story is working or not.
Robert McKee teaches how writers can manipulate rhythm and tempo by mixing up the length of scenes in a story, in order to progress and accelerate the telling to a satisfying climax.
A protagonist may want something and not know it, or may want something and be completely aware of it. Things are different for the writer. Robert McKee explains why.
Robert McKee teaches how to use a story within a story to hold the interest of your audience, with reference to THE LEGO MOVIE.