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It is best to find your story following your intuition, then structure it to write your story. Creativity and originality flow best if unimpeded, so don't hinder your ideas by attempting to force them into a structure when you are at the stage of developing your story idea. But stories read better if they are not confusing; they are more satisfying, if they ...


I've always called it "nonlinear multi-perspective". Rashomon is probably the best known example of this structure in storytelling. It's a movie based on Ryunosuke Akutagawa's short story "In a Grove" (the movie's title is from another of Akutagawa's stories). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_a_Grove http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ry%C5%ABnosuke_Akutagawa ...

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