How to Write a Novel Based on a True Story?

Answer Many novelists draw on true stories for inspiration. Classic novelist Charles Dickens took incidents from his own childhood when writing "David Copperfield." More recently Curtis Sittenfeld used ev... Read More »

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What is one of your favourite movies based on a true story?

Into The Wild blew me away.....the story line, the cinematography, the scenery and the soundtrack are amazing and beautiful.

Is Sesame Street based a true story?

For toddlers probably Sesame StreetFor ages 7-13 probably Spongebob Squarepants or Phineas and FerbFor teens probably The Simpsons or Family GuyFor adults probably South Park

Was Sesame Street based on a true story?

Well, of course it was! What are you thinking, even asking such a dumb question! Although Big Bird isn't real. He is played by Chuck Norris. But Elmo is. In fact, he lives in India, with his two yo... Read More »

Favorite movie based on a true story?