Category: Stories

Stories, story snippets, examples of writing styles.

only 36 stories

Are there only 36 stories?

Reading Time: 2 minutes “We tend to prefer stories that fit into the molds which are familiar, and reject narratives that do not align with our experience.” Andrew J. Regan et al., The Emotional Arcs of Stories are Dominated by Six Basic Shapes. Only 36 stories? I first heard this startling statistic several years ago. It seemed impossible to […]

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