Taylor Tower against a black background with text across the bottom screen: How to tell a compelling story

How to tell a compelling story

“Storytelling is about taking the puzzle pieces of narrative and arranging them so they have meaning.”

Janet Burroway, Writing Fiction

I had the opportunity to film a super fun how-to video at Concordia University using their new Learning Glass Studio. Thanks to IITS Technician Johnny O’neil for filming, editing and providing general production and technical support.

I offered up five things to keep in mind if you want your stories to resonate with your audience.

Works Cited:

  • Your Brain on Fiction by Annie Murphy Paul (The New York Times, March 17, 2012)
  • Kurt Vonnegut in The Paris Review, 1977
  • Janet Burroway, Writing Fiction