There are a thousand different kinds of stories, one for every star in the sky. There’s fantasy, horror, science fiction, historical and all sorts of things that I haven’t the time to list and you haven’t the time to read. But no matter the style, language, or theme, all stories fall into two broader categories; plot driven stories and character driven stories. Given a choice between the two, I’ll always go for character over plot.
It can be hard to distinguish between the two at first. Basically, though, a plot driven story is about something massive happening, like a plague or a riot, or an alian invasion. This is a story that can be told from the pov of any number of people. Like a riot, for example. You can see that from the eyes of a riot officer, a pedestrian, an independent journalist who’s recording the action on her…
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