Narrative Writing


The Six Story Elements

You have a story idea.

Now you need to make sure that you have a story—and that means that you need the six essential elements of every good story.

    1. Character
    2. Situation
    3. Objective
    4. Opponent
    5. Disaster
    6. Story Question

Pinning down these elements and summing them up in a cover blurb is the purpose of the next seven lessons.