The Story Solution - Book

Discover the new Hero Goal Sequences method for screenwriters and novelists to create dynamic heroes and powerful stories that get deals.

The Story Solution

“A clear path to a Hollywood sale.”
– Erica Byrne, Screenwriter

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Hear Eric Edson Speak About Story Structure

THE STORY SOLUTION offers a completely new approach to building powerful screen stories that will keep producers, agents and audiences glued to their chairs. Accomplished screenwriter and university professor Eric Edson reveals the 23 actions used in every successful movie to create dynamic, three dimensional heroes while linking together all parts of a captivating screenplay.

Eric Edson
About The Author

Eric Edson has written seventeen feature screenplays on assignment for such companies as Sony, Warner Brothers, Disney, 20th Fox, ABC Motion Pictures, Lifetime, Showtime, NBC, ABC and TNT. He is Professor of Screenwriting and Director of the Graduate Program in Screenwriting at California State University, Northridge.


Screenwriting Lessons - Finding Nemo
Download Eric Edson’s
Sequence Breakdown for
“Finding Nemo”

Screenplay by Andrew Stanton

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In The Story Solution you will learn…

1432760405icon1Story Structure
A new, simpler way to build screen stories like the pros.
1432760410icon2Dynamic Characters
How to create dynamic characters that grip audiences.
1432760415icon3Rewriting Skills
How to greatly improve your rewriting craft.
1432760420icon4Powerful Dialogue
The do’s and don’ts for powerful dialogue.
1432760424icon5Find & Fix
How to find and fix hidden story problems before they can sink your script.
1432760429icon6Character Depth
How to give your hero emotional depth that stars will be dying to play.

Audio Clips

Create Characters for Your Stories

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Below are audio excerpts to help you understand how to create better characters for your stories.

Love Interest Character
Mentor Character
Sidekick Character
Endangered Innocent Character

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