Fabricate and make it happen...based on a true story..
A powerful technique in the world of entertainment is what is known as the false document. It goes beyond “based on a true story” and invents a history to form a basis in reality. One of the earliest uses of this device was way back in 1508, with a series of chivalric romance literature known as Amadis de Gaula, credited to Garci Rodriguez di Montalvo. Montalvo claimed to have “found” the first three volumes of the story, and that he would be the sole author of the fourth...continue reading