The Rainbow Bridge Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From Ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-crossed lovers take their life. Romeo and Juliet By John Jarvis. The sheer beauty of these lines reminds us not only of how great writing can be, … [Read more...] about July, 1996
StoryCraft New Edition Blog
Writing the Mystery (And Reflections on the Action Category). By John Jarvis. Mystery writing is an art that some writers never master. There are a number of reasons for this problem. For one, most writers have had it drummed into them by a myriad of creative-writing teachers that they must create what I call a Theme Category character. Theme Category characters, though, belong in Theme … [Read more...] about June, 1996
On the Jarvis Method Allow Me, John Jarvis, to Introduce Myself... Over the next months - and, I hope, years - you're going to be hearing a lot from me. I'm going to be cramming down your throat...I mean, discussing...my ideas about writing fiction. My ideas are known as The Jarvis Method and they are most well known through the StoryCraft Software. And I am very proud of that Method. I … [Read more...] about May, 1996
By André van Haren. The posts featured here are taken from the “Story and Myth” magazine, originally published from May 1996 to July 1997. Despite the fact that this magazine doesn't exist anymore and no new posts will be added, these articles remain a valuable resource. They enrich the StoryCraft New Edition software by highlighting various facets of the Jarvis Method, which forms the … [Read more...] about About the “Story and Myth posts”
Rewritten from the ground up, this newest version will for now only be available for MacOs and is still a beta version. The official release will be early 2024. Keep an eye on this News feed for more information. … [Read more...] about StoryCraft 2024 is around the corner!