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Speak Up Storytelling

Jun 11, 2018

On episode #4, Matthew and Elysha Dicks talk about finding excellent stories in your everyday life using Matthew's strategy "Homework for Life" and the importance of transformation in storytelling. 

Then we listen to Sam Carley's story about a challenging bus ride through an Indian desert with the possible girl of his dreams, followed by commentary and critique, including:

1. The ideal arc of a story

2. Describing human beings in stories

3. Limiting unnecessary description

4. Advancing time in a story

Elysha and Matt also answer listener questions and offer recommendations.  


Homework for Life:

Speak Up storytelling:

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