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Whenever I teach my short-story class, I find myself talking about the movies. I’ve always presumed that my adult-ed students, few of whom were ever English majors, are less likely to have Flannery O’Connor in common than Casablanca. But there’s … Read more
What Do Casablanca, King Kong, Citizen Kane, and Your Favorite Stories Have in Common? A Writer’s Trick.
Storytelling is your chance to play God. But God doesn’t always have to make sense, whereas you probably do. Storytellers know that the proof is in the ending. If it resonates with the audience, if it feels true in light … Read more