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Category Archives: Storytelling
My father died last week, after a heartbreaking, years-long battle with Alzheimer’s. It was not unexpected, yet it hit me a little harder than I thought, even after all this time to prepare … This blog has moved! You can … Continue reading
In the best fiction, great characters are revealed through their actions, mannerisms and appearance. In the opening scene of The Godfather, Don Vito Corleone, dressed in a tuxedo, sits in a darkened office behind a big desk. Across from him … Continue reading
Every once in a while in your career you get to work on a dream project. One that’s challenging, rewarding and uses your talents to the utmost. But it requires a client with the guts to do something truly remarkable … Continue reading
With Mad Men finally, finally returning Sunday night, it’s got me thinking about the show’s most memorable moments. Moments that are not just memorable, but instructive … This blog has moved! You can check out the rest of this post here.
A while back I gave some tips for tightening stories. One of them was to watch out for “and then” syndrome. That is, if you find yourself saying “and then” a lot, what you have “may not actually be a story, … Continue reading
If you’ve spent any time at all on match.com … well, I feel for you … This blog has moved! You can check out the rest of this post here.
Most of us know what goes into a compelling story. Relatable characters, dramatic conflict, high stakes … This blog has moved! You can check out the rest of this post here. Photo by Christi Merrill.