James Bonnet

The Coming Age of Story

by James Bonnet The interest in story is greater now than it has ever been, and – putting aside for a moment the movie business, television, book publishing, other major producers of story and their consumers – that interest now extends to every facet of our society. Heavily funded, major research projects now exist throughout Read MoreRead More

Narrative Structure & Infinite Creative Possibilities

by James Bonnet In my previous articles – The Essence of Story, Beyond Theme: Story’s New Unified Field, The Metaphor Is King, and The Tragedy, Mystery, and Romance of Genre, I pointed out that all great stories have the same underlying, universal structure – namely, there is a threat, either agent or perpetrator, that creates Read MoreRead More