Robert McKee discusses the fine line between an adaptation and writing a story inspired by another work, with reference to SIDEWAYS.
Robert McKee teaches how deus ex machina robs stories of meaning, and how a skilled writer can use coincidence to enrich a telling.
Robert McKee explains the comedic principle of ‘blind obsessions.’
Robert McKee teaches the subgenres of the Love Story and the importance of relative character complexity.
Robert McKee outlines how far in advance a writer might plan their long-form story arc.
Robert McKee gives an important writing drill, explaining in depth how and why rewriting others’ stories can improve your own work.