On episode #47 of the Speak Up Storytelling podcast, Matthew and Elysha Dicks talk storytelling!
In our followup segment, we pass on some advice about computer screens from a listener and an unexpected benefit of Homework for Life from another. Then we solicit some suggestions and advice on publicizing my next novel, Twenty-one Truths About Love.
Then Elysha departs and we listen to my story about trying to rent a car to Boca Raton with an expired driver's license.
After listening, I discuss:
A variety of strategies for shortening and elongating stories
Effective places to begin stories
Dealing with facts too good to be true
Reasons to break my own rules
Identifying and enhancing surprise
Homework for Life: https://bit.ly/2f9ZPne
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