A backstory, background story, back-story or background is a set of events invented for a plot, presented as preceding and leading up to that plot. It is a literary device of a narrative history all chronologically earlier than the narrative of primary interest.Generally, it is the history of characters or other elements that underlie the situation existing at the main narrative's start. Even a purely historical work selectively reveals backstory to the audience.
Posts about Back-Stories
  • How Betabrand Nails Product Page Storytelling (And So Can You)

    … merchandising practices, digitize them and increase their reach by taking advantage of online network effects. If you’re at Annual Summit next week, please join me and Kevin Lindsay from Adobe for Breaking Bag: Reinventing the Customer Experience at Every Touchpoint on Tuesday, September 30 from 11:45-12:15 in the Expo Hall. We’ll be discussing storytelling across the Web, mobile and retail environments, and the technology that can help you do it. …

    Linda Bustos/ Get Elasticin Mobile Facebook How To's- 19 readers -
Get the top posts daily into your mailbox!
More from around the web
  • Storytelling: A Brave New World Of CommerceStorytelling: A Brave New World Of Commerce
    As one satirist put it: There’s nothing new under the sun, but there’s a lot of old stuff we haven’t yet discovered. In the world of retail, there’s still much to be (re)discovered about the art of...