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Elaborative vs Repetitive Mothers

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One group is the Elaborative Mother and the other is the Repetitive Mother. The Repetitive Mother tells you just the facts. She places importance on the order of events and she wants to know why you’re telling the story. She wants to help you get through it and so she’ll ask questions and create scaffolding to help you create your story to help you be succinct and direct.

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Top Ten Things I Learned from Snark King, David Sedaris’s Master Class (And my biggest takeaway.)

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David Sedaris has about 6hrs of content on Masterclass. After going through the course, here are my top 10 biggest take aways. For further reading about our review system go back to the first article here. (Affiliate Link) 1. Write all day. 4hrs minimum. 2. The opening line is everything. 3. Writing is rewriting. 4. …

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Danette Mark – Featuring @ Story Luck’s Workshop! Workshop!

Danette Mark

Danette Mark is an artist who chooses to express herself through the medium of stand-up comedy. She has been writing and performing comedy for the past 8 years in the Chicago-land area. She received formal training at Second City in Chicago in 2012. Danette’s style of comedy is anecdotal where she loves to joke and tell stories about her out-of-box way of thinking which affects all aspects of her life especially how she relates to others.

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IMPLICIT VS EXPLICIT LEARNING

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These posts are adapted from the 20 minute lessons on story telling presented by Dan at the beginning of our Workshop! Workshop! show. As you know, here at Story Luck we’re really into the idea of skills being general across the board. Storytelling is a skill and general rules about skills are applicable. So you …

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My Short Masterclass Story

What follows is my honest opinion; in addition, all links are affiliate links, and if I’m quoting anyone it’s a misquote. I’m not taking dictation while watching these courses. That said, I will never write about something just to sell you on it. I’m simply not interested in spending time writing negative reviews – I’m …

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SCAFFOLDING

These posts are adapted from the 20 minute lessons on story telling presented by Dan at the beginning of our Workshop! Workshop! show. In my work as a teacher, I’ve found scaffolding is an effective tool to help people learn. This is something Dan talked about in his Workshop! Workshop! back in early January. And …

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Narrator Vs Character an Overview

Noah wrote 6 articles about this subject over the past two months. Here is the list of the articles all in one place, and a slight overview. Storytelling is a skill, similar to shooting a basketball or learning to code. You get better the more you do a dedicated kind of practice. Dedicated practice means, …

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Four Developmental Milestones for Good Storytelling

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These posts are adapted from the 20 minute lessons on story telling presented by Dan at the beginning of our Workshop! Workshop! show. Monisha Pasupathi says, that around eight years old you start telling “good stories” and she thinks there’s these four things that need to be mastered, developmentally speaking, to be able to pull …

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Learning is a Skill

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These posts are adapted from the 20 minute lessons on story telling presented by Dan at the beginning of our Workshop! Workshop! show. At the Workshop! Workshop! We are always pushing the agenda that everything is a skill. Writing is a skill. Telling a story is a skill. In terms of nature vs nurture, we …

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Use Your Narratorial Powers

These posts are adapted from the 20 minute lessons on story telling presented by Dan at the beginning of our Workshop! Workshop! show. The other day, Kay was having a conversation with Dan during class. She brought up that they’d been in a closed workshop together. She said, “Last night I got to listen to …

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