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Summaries of today’s best stuff in Storytelling, Engagement and Curation
Why Bloggers Should Self-Publish – By James Altucher of jamesaltucher.com. I've published seven books in the past seven years, five with traditional publishers (Wiley, Penguin, HarperCollins), and the last two I've …
Publish Date: 11/17/2011 3:08
File under: Engagement. If you’re into blogging, it’s hard to top Copyblogger. Gotta love their practice of giving away their one generation-old themes. Grab this one. (Note: Requires Genesis framework. So, not free, exactly.)
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Publish Date: 11/17/2011 8:00
File under: Storytelling. Prolific scribe Matt Forbeck on the storyteller’s art.
Matt Forbeck: The Terribleminds Interview. Matt Forbeck is one crazy dude. Crazy like a fox. Crazy like a dude with a powerful brain parasite that serves him and provides him awesome creative powers in its symbiotic grip. …
Publish Date: 11/17/2011 6:19
File under: Storytelling. Journal entry from filmmaker Kim Voynar, focusing on production design.
By Kim Voynar Voynar@moviecitynews.com. Posted Friday, November 11th, 2011 – No Comments ». Share and Enjoy: Print · Digg · del.icio.us · Facebook · Google … Adventures in Filmmaking: Making a List, Checking it Twice. Bunker Production Journal November 11, 2011. Last time on Adventures in Filmmaking, I told you all about the awesome crew we've lined up to shoot my short film, Bunker, and promised that I'd write another journal entry about the art design and such. …
Publish Date: 11/11/2011 12:08
File under: Storytelling. Great piece on storytelling principles. LOTS of great principles and truths that do not get old.
25 Reasons Readers Will Keep Reading Your Story. I want to be clear: what this should really be titled is, “What Keeps Chuck Reading.” Your mileage may vary, and as such, you should drop down into the comments and tell …
Publish Date: 11/16/2011 0:01