MAGIC STAR OF DRAMATIC WRITING

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CONCEPT


Lajos Egri

Is the premise . .
  • the conception or beginning of the story?
  • a single one only?
  • a thumbnail synopsis of the story?
  • easily worded so that anyone can understand it as the author intended it to be understood?
  • blended harmoniously into the whole such that it is impossible to separate it from the story or character?
  • provable by the story?

Does the premise include . .
  • character, conflict, and conclusion/resolution?
  • the author's conviction?

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