NonFiction ~~- The 10 Commandments Of ScreenWriting

Two Dogs Fighting For One Bone

Creativity 635 Characters =~0.6Min. Reading Time
A story is

a winner, and a loserfighting for1 prize
2 dogsfighting for1 bone.
2 buttstrying to sit on1 seat.
2 guysgunning for1 girl.
2 girlscat-fighting for1 guy.
2 generalscampaigning forcontrol of 1 country.

A story = 1 character + 1 problem (the antagonist) + the way the character solves the problem.

The above defines the story, and each act within the story, and each scene, and each interaction between characters in each scene.

Complicated stories involve intermingling of several simple stories.