3 Storytelling Lessons from STAR WARS EPISODE I: THE PHANTOM MENACE | Analysing other stories can help you develop your own storytelling skills. What storytelling lessons can we learn from STAR WARS EPISODE I: THE PHANTOM MENACE?

3 Storytelling Lessons from Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

Jar Jar Binks …. pod racing … there are a lot of reasons to not watch this movie, but is there anything it can teach us about storytelling? 1. Every character needs a role People hate Jar Jar Binks. That’s common knowledge. Unsurprisingly, the plot of The Phantom Menace would have developed in exactly the same … Read more3 Storytelling Lessons from Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

Using All Five Senses in Your Story: Why You Should Do It, and How | Tips for writers about using all five senses when describing events and settings in their stories. A must read for writers who aren’t sure what it means to tap into their characters’ senses.

Using All Five Senses in Your Story: Why You Should Do It, and How

Writing and storytelling are two sides of the same coin, and one usually needs to be skilled in both to create a great story. If your prose is not engaging, your story may not be enough to maintain your reader’s interest; therefore, those of us in the business of helping writers like to suggest that … Read moreUsing All Five Senses in Your Story: Why You Should Do It, and How

How to Write Vivid Scenes: Show, Don’t Tell | Tips for writing vivid scenes by showing, rather than telling. A must watch for writers who haven’t quite grasped the Show, Don’t Tell technique.

How to Write Vivid Scenes: Show Don’t Tell

(Video Transcript) What does “show don’t tell” mean? “Show Don’t Tell”. Classic writing rule. We’ve all heard it. But do we really understand it as well as we think we do? Show Don’t Tell means using evocative language—language that creates strong mental images—rather than matter-of-fact language, which expresses details as cold facts. Imagine for a … Read moreHow to Write Vivid Scenes: Show Don’t Tell