Thread: Fatal Flaw?
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Old 04-08-2010, 11:12 AM   #237
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Default Re: Fatal Flaw?

Okay, maybe I'm showing my lack of experience here, but what is this 'story goal' thing that is now being discussed?

With specific reference to movies (since novels are a whole other beast, even if you sell/own software that claims to help you outline both forms) I would have thought the story's goal would be to entertain or provoke thought in it's audience.

Is story goal a widely used term when discussing movies in Hollywood, or is this another invention of Dramatica to address a problem that screenwriters have mysteriously managed to work around in the decades before the software hit the market?
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