Tag Archives: storytelling

Pt. 1 Why is too much action boring?

This is the first part of the “Finding Balance in Storytelling” presentation originally given at Fyrecon 2, June 23rd at Weber State University Davis. More parts to come! In today’s action-crazed world filled with people with impressively short attention spans, … Continue reading


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“The Witch Aria” from BBC’s Merlin

It’s Monday, which means I shall treat you all to some musical motivation. This video is from the first episode of BBC’s television series “Merlin.” The vocalist is Emma Brain-Gabbott, the actress the talented Eve Myles (who runs a nifty … Continue reading

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Writing Exercise: Involve the Kids

Kids love hearing stories,  mine included.  Recently, I started to have him help me tell stories.  I supply a story fragment and he has to come up with the rest.  Not only is it a great way to learn about … Continue reading

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