Do you know the essential parts of a story — or why they’re essential?
Think back to the last story you read (or listened to) that captured your imagination and held onto it to the end.
Chances are the story elements described in this article were responsible for that.
And you can probably point to at least one of them and remember how that element in the story took hold of you.
But what are the elements of a compelling story?
And how do you put them together to create one of your own?