Sandy Frank left the practice of Wall Street corporate law to write for Late Night with David Letterman, where in four years he won four Emmy Awards and created such memorable bits as the Velcro Wall. He went on to write for In Living Color, a myriad of sitcoms including The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and The Jamie Foxx Show, dramas including Mister Sterling, and feature films.
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The Inner Game of Screenwriting: 20 Winning Story Forms
by Sandy Frank
Articles by Sandy Frank
The Monster story is one of the favorite types of Myth Archetype: the main character goes through an Outer Story, and that Outer Story symbolizes an Inner Story of emotional change.
Monster stories have been popular for centuries. Initially, a monster of some kind menaces the hero and the community. In Beowulf, the village is threatened by Grendel. In the first Jam... (read more)