Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting
In STORY, McKee expands on the concepts he teaches in his legendary 3-day seminars — considered a rite of passage for writers — providing readers with the most comprehensive, integrated explanation of the craft of writing for the page, stage, and screen.
What Storytellers are saying about STORY
“His great insight and knowledge in storytelling is unparalleled.”
“…stimulating, innovative, refreshingly practical.”
“Robert McKee is The Godfather of Story and an essential thought leader.”
“The most influential storytelling theorist since Aristotle.”
“In difficult periods of writing, I often turn to Robert McKee’s wonderful book for guidance”
“McKee gives the writer a very liberating set of guidelines.”
A Good Story Well Told.
Robert McKee’s STORY urges the creation of works that will excite audiences on the six continents and live in revival for decades. No one needs yet another recipe book on how to reheat Hollywood leftovers. We need a rediscovery of the underlying tenets of our art, the guiding principles that liberate talent.
STORY is a comprehensive and superbly organized exploration of all the elements of the narrative arts, from the basic principles to more advanced concepts. It is a practical course, presenting new perspectives on the craft of storytelling, not just for the screenwriter but for the novelist, playwright, journalist and non-fiction writers of all types.