The Story Chris Harrigan

Chris Harrigan is the editor of The Story, and the former editor of Smith Journal. His freelance writing has appeared in frankie, Junkee, The Lifted Brow and The Age. He lives and works in Melbourne and on the internet.

Latest post
11 Oct 2022
Article Count
9
3 min read

Would your dream like fries with that? How marketers are coming for your dreams Art & Science

Advertisers want to insert commercials into your dreams. And according to this group of scientists, they're pretty close to having the tech to do it.

7 min read

In this hundred-storey building, telling tales is much more than child’s play For Good

At a children’s centre in Melbourne’s west, educators are getting kids ready for the future by teaching storytelling as a core life skill.

5 min read

12 steps for making “iconic” TV shows, according to noted storytelling genius Jeff Bezos Art & Science How To Close Reads

The bazillionaire once listed a dozen storytelling elements every Amazon TV show had to include. They say more about our obsession with rules than they do about making good TV.

8 min read

Battle of the brands: how today’s politicians are sold as products on a shelf Art & Science Close Reads How To

If Labor versus Liberal sometimes feels like Campbell’s Soup verus Heinz, that’s no accident.

4 read

Four storytelling tips from Robert McKee How To

The screenwriting guru dispensed plenty of advice in a recent interview. Here are a few of our favourite kernels of wisdom.

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