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April 27, 2016

Writing Tips: There's News Writing Wisdom to Be Found in TV Advertising

The best stories address basic human needs that are easy to relate to. Empathy, commitment and passion last longer than tons of facts and figures.

April 13, 2016

Writing Tips: Make Your Story Sing! What We Can Learn About Storytelling From Freddy Mercury's ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Listen to your favorite songs. Study the storytelling of the songwriters. They tell powerful stories in fewer words than the average daily news story. Use those techniques in your stories.

April 6, 2016

Writing Tips: Storytelling in the Eyes of Other Storytellers

"When you're telling a story, have you constructed anticipation? In the short-term, have you made me want to know what will happen next?"