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Archived content for the tag ‘Storytelling’

August 2nd, 2016 | Blog | Tags:

by Jane Turner Goldsmith “Get him up the tree; throw rocks at him; get him down”. So runs the formula for the classic story, also known as the three-act play structure or the ‘narrative arc’ of a story. All the ingredients of a satisfying story are here: conflict, challenge, resolution. […]

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May 31st, 2016 | Blog | Tags:

As humans, we are already wired and predisposed to engage in the ancient art of storytelling and scientific studies have demonstrated that our brains are more active and apply meaning to what we are connecting with when we are engrossed in stories. One of the most effective ways to strengthen […]

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July 3rd, 2015 | Industry news, Latest, News | Tags:

SA Writers Centre podcasts are available for you to listen to! As part of the SA Writers Centre’s digital writer in residence program, we have developed some podcasts for your to listen to whilst driving to work, doing your dishes or relaxing in bed. Check them out here. Special feature: […]

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May 20th, 2015 | Blog | Tags:

By Katrina McLachlan It’s irresistible, isn’t it? Human beings are drawn to stories. When we share our experiences through stories, we pull others towards us. We find common ground. Stories let us laugh, cry and learn together. Stories help us know ourselves. Stories let us know each other. Stories forge […]

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