Cockeyed Caravan: Storyteller’s Rulebook #111: You Can Skip Over Unsurprising Scenes

by peterjukes

As I mentioned before, I’m in love with “Homeland”, which is one of the most perpetually shocking shows I’ve ever seen. I’ve never seen a show about a genuinely crazy wrecking ball of a heroine before, and it’s utterly thrilling.

This show has lots of shocks for the audience, and they keep them coming at a brisk pace. How do they keep it up? They simply skip over every scene that goes down the way that you would expect it to go, even if those scenes have lots of dramatic potential.

via Cockeyed Caravan: Storyteller’s Rulebook #111: You Can Skip Over Unsurprising Scenes.

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