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Narrative forms in extended storytelling: notes for an essay.

These are notes on several forms of extended storytelling I’ve observed in episodic television. I’m fascinated by the techniques used to tell these stories. The essay may never materialize, but some day I’d like to use some of the latter techniques myself. Share this:Close Bookmark and Share This Page Save to Browser Favorites / BookmarksAskbackflipblinklistBlogBookmarkBloglinesBlogMarksBlogsvineBuddyMarksBUMPzee!CiteULikeco.mmentsConnoteadel.icio.usDiggdiigoDotNetKicksDropJackdzoneFacebookFarkFavesFeed Me LinksFriendsitefolkd.comFurlGoogleHuggJamespotJeqqKaboodlekirtsylinkaGoGoLinksMarkerMa.gnoliaMister WongMixxMySpaceMyWebNetvouzNewsvineoneviewOnlyWirePlugIMPropellerRedditRojoSegnaloShoutwireSimpySlashdotSphereSphinnSpurlSquidooStumbleUponTechnoratiThisNextTwitterWebrideWindows LiveWorlds MoviesYahoo!Email [...]

I believe the horse has something to say.

(Referencing this article from the New Yorker, via Mike:)

“Ah, yes,” demanded the Philosopher. The arm stretched out. The finger pointed. The cheeks tugged. The lips tightened. The brow dipped. The smirk bowed for applause.

Before the learned one, the saint: His knees bruised, his eyes damp, His garment stained, his head hung; Doubt had taken unaware the holy [...]

Walking together.

And then one day you’re just walking along the road, minding your own business, doing your best to ignore all the interesting things one might see (but never reach) over there, when she comes up alongside you and starts to walk with you. Before you even realize what’s happening, the two of you have [...]