Tag Archives: storytelling

25
Jun
15

Ira Glass on storytelling

Ira Glass of radio show This American Life talks to Public Radio International in this series of videos. Partly about storytelling but also covers some tips for starting a career as a storyteller. All very interesting.

Ira Glass of radio show This American Life talks to Public Radio International in this series of videos. Partly about storytelling but also covers some tips for starting a career as a storyteller. All very interesting.

31
Oct
14

NaNoWriMo: the good and the bad

On the stroke of midnight, hundreds of thousands of people around the world will begin a quest: to complete a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. For these people, November is National Novel Writing Month – NaNoWriMo for short.

On the stroke of midnight, hundreds of thousands of people around the world will begin a quest: to complete a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. For these people, November is National Novel Writing Month – NaNoWriMo for short.

15
Mar
14

Video games: do players get in the way of a good story?

Video games contain great tales that take place in detailed worlds and with fantastic characters. But does the player get in the way of the overall story?

Video games contain great tales that take place in detailed worlds and with fantastic characters. But does the player get in the way of the overall story?

08
Mar
14

Twelve ways that stories help people learn

I write for learning, and a lot of my time is in identifying engaging and authentic stories to help people get to grips with new concepts and skills. Here are ten ways that stories can make even the most difficult subjects interesting.

I write for learning, and a lot of my time is in identifying engaging and authentic stories to help people get to grips with new concepts and skills. Here are ten ways that stories can make even the most difficult subjects interesting.

20
Feb
14

Choose a palette that highlights your story’s themes

Themes are what your story's really about and how it affects your characters on a human level. But once you've defined them, how can you make sure that your story builds on them?

Themes are what your story’s really about and how it affects your characters on a human level. But once you’ve defined them, how can you make sure that your story builds on them?

01
Feb
14

The big picture

Don't know which darlings to kill? It's all a case of looking at your writing from a different perspective...

Don’t know which darlings to kill? It’s all a case of looking at your writing from a different perspective…