The Story How To
Practical tips on storytelling, from those who do it for a living.
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When the world shut down, writer Fleur Macdonald sought distraction in the 26 paperback books of Lee Child. She came for the punch-ups. She left with a masterclass in fiction writing.
Step one: don't be racist. Step two: follow the rest of these steps.
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.
If Labor versus Liberal sometimes feels like Campbell’s Soup verus Heinz, that’s no accident.
The screenwriting guru dispensed plenty of advice in a recent interview. Here are a few of our favourite kernels of wisdom.
The three-time author speaks about running, putting pen to paper and ignoring your self-doubt.
The subtle art of getting people to pay attention to things they’d rather not.
The editor of The Monthly's politics newsletter covers the day's political narratives without buying into them.
Got an internet connection? You got yourself a crash course in storytelling, care of these wisdom-imparting videos.
Sixty-nine pages of writing advice from Werner Herzog, Flannery O’Connor and more or less every other artist who’s ever put pen to paper
Here’s that inspiration you were looking for.