Pixar’s Rules of Storytelling

It’s hard to argue the fact that the folks at Pixar know how to tell a good story. Here are some storytelling rules-of-thumb that they have been kind enough to share online:

Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling

Don’t worry if you’re not a screenwriter; there’s something here for every kind of storyteller. Our current favorite is number two:

“You gotta keep in mind what’s interesting to you as an audience, not what’s fun to do as a writer. They can be very different.”

Which one speaks to you? Post a comment with your favorite and a little explanation about why.