• August 2, 2015 at 12:38 pm #2966
    Farmer Joe
    Participant

    <p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt; line-height: normal;”><span style=”font-family: ‘Times New Roman’, serif;”><span style=”line-height: normal;”>What is the BIG SUSPENSE HOOK of your story?*</span></span></p>
    <p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt; line-height: normal;”><span style=”font-family: ‘Times New Roman’, serif;”><span style=”line-height: normal;”>This is the UNANSWERED QUESTION that will be asked in Act I, and not answered until Act III. Example: in TITANIC, the big suspense hook is, will Jack live?</span></span></p>
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    <p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt; line-height: normal;”><span style=”font-family: ‘Times New Roman’, serif;”><span style=”line-height: normal;”>Will human societies succeed in finding a balance in their eating embracing their hunter gatherer origins requiring balance between regular eating and fasting? Will human societies lean to change how agriculture is done so that it requires dramatically less land and water and energy resources to grow food or will water and food become the next ignition points for global conflagration and war?</span></span></p>
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    <p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt; line-height: normal;”><span style=”font-family: ‘Times New Roman’, serif;”><span style=”line-height: normal;”>What is the Answer to this UNANSWERED QUESTION?*</span></span></p>
    <p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt; line-height: normal;”><span style=”font-family: ‘Times New Roman’, serif;”><span style=”line-height: normal;”>You must know the answer so that you can break your story. The audience will have to wait until the end of your story to find out this answer!</span></span></p>
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    <p class=”MsoNormal” style=”margin-bottom: .0001pt; line-height: normal;”><span style=”font-family: ‘Times New Roman’, serif;”><span style=”line-height: normal;”>It was human society’s technology that allow us to feed the multitudes and technology will lead us to new radically more productive, water and energy efficient agricultural methods of production. As we embrace our common shared DNA-enforced needs to allow the body to recuperate from the “Carboholic” bender the developed world has been on in the modern era. There is hope.</span></span></p>
     

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