The Narrative Arc

At one time the schematic for storytelling (fiction or non-fiction) included character(s), setting, plot, conflict, climax and resolution. They have been replaced, it seems to us, with the term Narrative Arc. Here is an illustration of the schematic and a slide show illustrating the narrative arc with the story of Cinderella.

There is more here.

Enjoy! Comments welcomed!

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About Bob McCarthy

Originally from the Northeast, I now call Southwest Florida home. I have been a professional copywriter and editor since 1979, both freelance and in house. I have had article published in regional, national and international magazines. Plus, a video for which I wrote the script won an industry award as Best Training Video.
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