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well-crafted stories

Crunching the numbers on storytelling

An Austin company has studied audience research and its own database to help speakers improve their presentations.

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Iron Man

How Iron Man beats both Superman and Batman

Understanding how characters grow is a vital part of storytelling. But it isn’t always that easy to grasp.

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Video: Understanding Dan Harmon’s storytelling steps

Will Schoder put together the video essay “Every Story Is the Same” to take us through each of Dan Harmon’s storytelling steps.

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Brad Bird

Video: Brad Bird tells stories, which happen to be fantastic. And animated.

Bird’s commentary on thoughtful storytelling accompanies footage from his and other animated films. He lauds restraint and emotional connections over nonstop frenetic pacing for the sake of action.

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kettlebells

It takes just 6 months to change perceptions

That’s how quickly we can change people’s perceptions through rapid blogging.

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The Walking Dead

The unfair world of storytelling

Every story worth telling has already been told, by someone with more time, money and talent than you.

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Stephen King

Lessons for storytellers from ‘On Writing’

The book offers advice and a short autobiography from one of America’s most notable writers, Stephen King.

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pedestrian mural

The best sources of inspiration for our storytelling

We have these options to try the next time we’re stymied by the next blog post, the next video, the next email blast …

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Ike Pigott

Video: Ike Pigott on the power of stories and blogs

Storytelling can be a powerful tool, but only if the teller can reach his audience.

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Mitch Canter

Video: Mitch Canter on the chapter and verse of storytelling

Mitch Canter is not only a veteran Web developer but also a volunteer youth leader at his church. He took his experience from both worlds to present “Storytelling of Biblical Proportions.”

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