Tag Archives: the power of story

LETTER TO A FRIEND

There have been days when you have woken up and thought: why am I doing this? Days when you said to yourself: why am I doing this job, when it’s not what I really love? Times when you have looked … Continue reading

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MAN WHO INVENTED THE SENSATIONAL HEADLINE DIES IN BIG DISASTER!!

One hundred and one years ago today, the Titanic sank in the North Atlantic; on board was one of the greatest newspapermen of his age, and the most famous Englishman on the ship – William Thomas Stead. Who? You have … Continue reading

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WHY I CAN’T READ THE NOVEL I WROTE

They say you cannot step in the same river twice. Two weeks ago I published a novel for the first time here in the US that was a huge bestseller in Australia. The Naked Husband is very different from my … Continue reading

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THE POWER OF STORY: the third in my two-part series

Take a look at this and tell me what story it’s from.   Okay, I’ll tell you at the end. First, let’s look at original ideas.

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Once upon another time: THE POWER OF STORY 2

We take another look at the power of story: the plot thickens. Los Olivos, California. Two guys walk along a timbered sidewalk past wine tasting rooms and gourmet restaurants. Jack is trying to jolly his pal Miles along as they … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time: THE POWER OF STORY

the power of story: part one You are sitting around a campfire, eating half charred brontosaurus steak. Your husband has been dragging you round by the hair all day and you have a headache.   You’re looking forward to some … Continue reading

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THE IMPORTANCE OF GREAT STORYTELLING

Great story telling is not an accident, it’s an art, as Lucas here demonstrates. Hope you enjoy this short video that illustrates why the ability to structure a good yarn is so very, very important.

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