Tag Archives: The Fall of Icarus

Sassetta (approximately)

This post continues my Story Structure series. What does it mean to tell a story? I think one of the valid reasons that people often stress 3-act structure in screenplays is that it’s one way of making sure that we … Continue reading

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Pieter Brueghel and W.H. Auden

This post begins a new series, Story Structure. Pieter Brueghel, Landscape with the Fall of Icarus You know what “they,” the screenwriting gurus and the Hollywood suits, tell us: “Icarus is your main character. Keep focus on him. Make sure … Continue reading

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