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.

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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.

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NEW HERO GOAL SEQUENCE® BREADOWN

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Sequence Breakdown for

“Back to the Future”

Written by Robert Zemeckis & Bob Gale

Screenwriting Lessons - Finding Nemo

Download Eric Edson’s
Sequence Breakdown for

“Finding Nemo”

Screenplay by Andrew Stanton

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NEW HERO GOAL SEQUENCE® BREADOWN

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Sequence Breakdown for

“Bridesmaids”

Written by Kristen Wiig & Annie Mumolo

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In The Story Solution you will learn…

Story Structure

A new, simpler way to build screen stories like the pros.

Dynamic Characters

How to create dynamic characters that grip audiences.

Rewriting Skills

How to greatly improve your rewriting craft.

Powerful Dialogue

The do’s and don’ts for powerful dialogue.

Find & Fix

How to find and fix hidden story problems before they can sink your script.

Character 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.

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Love Interest Character
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Mentor Character
Sidekick Character
Sidekick
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Adversary
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Endangered Innocent Character

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.

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Love Interest Character
14340879892
Mentor Character
Sidekick Character
Sidekick
Character
14340891244
Adversary
Character
14340880053
Endangered Innocent Character

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