This is a long but rewarding video of Ira Glass (host of “This American Life” on NPR) discussing how he approaches storytelling.
- Narrative is like a freight train … readers and listeners want to be carried along by it
- Avoid “fake gravitas” and focus on the small things that make us human
- Occasionally step back from your narrative and tie the events to some greater theme that encapsulates your plot points
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