First published by the Huffington Post
I believe that following the rules of writing too closely tends to stifle creativity and sometimes paints the writer into a box. But there are some universal truths to storytelling that all writers should follow to create that viral story.
Pixar Studios, creators of Toy Story 3, A Bug’s Life, Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Cars, Ratatouille, and a slew other successful animated movies, has 22 rules of successful storytelling that resonate with awesome storytelling. Graphic artist, Emma Coats brought those rules to life in a stunning infographic.
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