Thoughts About the Stories Behind the Stories

No matter what, regardless of what form it takes in, we all get a kick out of storytelling. Whether if it means getting lost in the words in a book, or losing yourself in the emotions presented on a silver screen, we’re always looking for stories; in particular the ones that are completely fictional. It’s because the stories we crave are often fabricated that one realizes how it has a foundation, made up of ideas, inspiration and even a little bit of reality. That is why a common question a storyteller receives is: “How did you come up with the idea for the story?” It’s a broad question with a lot of components to it. It also brings up another story, and that is the story behind the story.

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