The Path Of Least Resistance

Sarah Thomas
4 min readAug 18, 2022
Photo by Ashley Knedler on Unsplash

One of many pieces of wisdom I picked up in my time learning the storytelling craft in a Scott Myers online class was the idea of choosing the path of least resistance. The course was on screenwriting, and the notion was that you could do yourself a big favour by choosing the path to have your film made with the fewest obstacles.

So, for example, if you’re a first-time writer, your way of least resistance…

Sarah Thomas

Storyteller, ex playwright (produced), award winning screenwriter, always writing. Creating story-based content for businesses. Based in Aberdeen.