by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) This year’s Oscars will certainly go down as one of the most memorable in history. It’ wasn’t the first time we’ve seen a surprise ending at the Academy Awards, but it certainly was the most shocking. Surprise endings can be tough for storytellers. First, they take a
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Stories are usually built around two journeys. There’s an external journey that encompasses the plot points of the story. In this journey, the protagonist has a clear photographable goal. They are searching for someone, some place, or some thing. When they achieve the goal, the audience has
Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.