According to “The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories” by British author Christopher Booker, the seven basic story themes or plots that have continuously fascinated readers for millennia are: the quest, voyage and return, overcoming the monster, rags to riches, rebirth, comedy and tragedy. Vernada Lights shares some ways of thinking about story lines based on the 7 basic plots that will help you get started.
Author Peggy Kelsey shares how her book came to be and why it was so important to her to tell the story and experiences of a group of Afghanistan women. It's a great reminder about no matter how different we all are, we all share the human experience… and we all have stories worth telling. If you need inspiration or a reminder to write what you care about, you'll want to see this interview.
Bestselling author Liza Palmer tells us why she thinks short stories are a useful tool for writers. They help us focus, explore how to tell a story, find a voice, and more.
Join this monthly session with Dr. William Donahue, Ph.D. to learn effective story telling techniques. Dr. Donahue's experience in the marketplace and in non-profit environments makes him uniquely gifted to coach and equip leaders in three key areas: Leadership Development, Organizational Clarity & Transformational Community. He is also a best-selling author of ""Leading Life-changing Small Groups"" and several other books.