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How To Use Internal Monologue In Storytelling

Adding dialogue is a powerful storytelling tool. A few lines can help the audience visualize a scene and make it more vivid. Observational comedians make this a routine to advance a topic. An internal...

Storytelling Secret Weapon: Internal Monologue

Some storytellers struggle to relate personal stories that authentically reveal their character traits without becoming self-absorbed. It's hard to share experiences and observations, but there's a trick that is like turning on a fire...

The Storytelling Art of Delayed Resolution

Whether you're a radio show, podcaster, stand-up comic, or video streamer, you are a storyteller. Storytelling is at the heart of effective communication. Many principles make or break stories, but one of the most...

How To Dress Up A Great Story

There's a difference between a story and a great story. A story has a beginning, middle, and end. but a great story sucks listeners in through a strong Set Up, choosing the most relatable...

3 Keys To Details In Storytelling

The difference between a great story and an average story often comes down to details in storytelling. Details can advance a story and make it come alive or cause it to bog down and...

Storytelling Tricks That Make You More Interesting

Storytelling is a complicated skill. Most of us think of it as a gift. Either you have it or you don't. It's true that some folks are simply good storytellers by nature, but every...

The Truth About Telling The Truth In Storytelling

When coaching air talent, a sticking point is often about telling the truth on the air. It's always a good idea to speak from an honest, authentic place. But does that mean you should...

Performance Tricks to Choose The Right Details In a Story

A good storyteller enriches their content with dramatic, vivid details. A weak storyteller bores the audience by loading them down with details that lead nowhere. Choosing the right details is a mystery to many...
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