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May
16
On story debt

On story debt

Our belief system is the bottleneck of our potential. One of my favorite quotes about storytelling comes from Lisa Cron
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Apr
10
Storytelling as a science

Storytelling as a science

Our ability to tell stories may be what enabled us to advance as a species so far ahead of any
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Apr
09
Make it matter, make us care

Make it matter, make us care

Remembering why we tell stories is just as important as how we tell them. Bernadette Jiwa is a leading story
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Apr
08
Clarify your message

Clarify your message

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Apr
06
The four functions of myth

The four functions of myth

No study of storytelling would be complete without acknowledging the expansive works of Joseph Campbell. Drawing on world mythology, Eastern
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Apr
05
The other side of change

The other side of change

When you've spent your entire life chasing a goal - say, winning the Olympics - what does life look like
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Apr
04
The dark night of the soul

The dark night of the soul

Vito Corleone is dead. Frodo realizes Gollum took the ring. Elliot says goodbye to ET. This is the moment in
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Apr
03
Climb that mountain

Climb that mountain

You know the cliche, it's "all about the journey, not the destination." What Ralph Waldo Emerson actually wrote was this:
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Apr
02
Conflict is the fuel of story

Conflict is the fuel of story

Conflict is the fuel of storytelling. It is also one of the elements of narrative design that distinguishes one application
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Apr
01
The want and the need

The want and the need

Desire is the currency of storytelling. The most compelling stories are typically set in motion by unfulfilled yearning . If a
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