Robert McKee discusses how to approach a new project, and methods writers can use to inspire their creativity.
Robert McKee teaches the objectivity and insight needed to write a love story inspired by your own life experience.
Robert McKee explains the difference between lecturing your audience and creating a meaningful work of art.
Robert McKee discusses the difficulties in choosing an ending for your story, and the principles at work that must inform your decision.
Robert McKee discusses designing your character’s dimensions with reference to Shakespeare’s OTHELLO.
Robert McKee teaches the role empathy should play in your story, and when it might be appropriate for your audience to empathize with your antagonist.
McKee discusses the nature and function of love subplots in Crime Stories and Thrillers, with reference to SEVEN.
Robert McKee discusses the romanticism of creativity and teaches how destructive and limiting it can be to a writer’s education.
Robert McKee teaches the key to positioning your audience when combining multiples styles of storytelling, with reference to THE FISHER KING.
Robert McKee teaches the danger of audience empathy for comedic protagonists, and how to avoid it.
Robert McKee explains why anger is the root of all great comedy, and why comedians must be wary of getting too comfortable.
Robert McKee teaches how to handle character dilemma in relation to exposition and what the audience should know.