Wednesday, May 18, 2022

How To Brainstorm An Idea Into A Story

Many personalities struggle to turn a topic or idea into a relatable story that pulls listeners in. There's a thin line between being self-absorbed and interesting with an outward focus. That's why personal stories...

Storytelling Secret Weapon: Internal Monologue

Some personalities struggle to find personal stories. And there's a good reason for that. It's hard for some to share their experiences and observations in a natural, authentic and relatable way. But there's a...

How To Create Surprise in Storytelling

Imagine reading a mystery novel. You get to the end, full of anticipation for the unexpected twist. But instead of a surprise, the solution to the mystery is obvious. It was predictable from the...

The Amazing Power of a Story Arc and Serial Content

Writers create stories around a formula that creates a story arc. The goal is to take the reader on a journey from chapter to chapter with a compelling story. The result is a sticky...

4 Coaching Tips to Help Talent Tell Better Personal Stories

A priority for air personalities should be an intense focus to create unique, original content from their personal lives through observation and storytelling. The problem is most talent doesn't have the experience, training or expertise to pull it...

Promotions Download: Pixar’s Rules Of Storytelling

Get this infographic that demonstrates Pixar's 22 Rules of Telling Stories.  

Advanced Storytelling Seminar on Demand

The Advanced Storytelling seminar picks up where Storytelling Basics left off. This presentation includes techniques that help personalities understand some of the nuances of effective storytelling inside each of the five basic steps (Hook-SetUp-Dress...

How to Help a Cohost Tell a Story

Some personalities are better storytellers than others. But everyone becomes a better storyteller when they have help from an enthusiastic and supportive audience. That's why it's important to be a good partner and help...

Anatomy Of A Personal Story

There's nothing like a great personal story to hold a listener's attention and endear air talent to an audience. Stores are character-defining moments of unique content that nobody else can replicate. But personal stories...

How to Avoid “You Had to be There” Stories

Isn't it embarrassing to share a great experience or personal story with friends, and there is no reaction? So you sheepishly mumble something like, "Believe me, it was great. Must be that you had...

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Feature: Time Machine

Any format can perform this feature, but it fits best on a station that plays a large percentage of library material or has older...
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