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22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling: What Emma Coats Learned and Tweeted [Infographic]

22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling: What Emma Coats Learned and Tweeted [Infographic] | CE Project | Scoop.it
Former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted these rules: a mix of things learned from directors and coworkers at Pixar, listening to writers and directors talk about their craft, and via tria...

 

Love this inforgraphic to keep handy! I'll probably use it in workshops, too.

 

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Creative Writing: Topics, Tips & Guidelines

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Finding and choosing the right creative writing topics is often the most challenging.Before we can write we need to have something to write about. John Dewey stated it perfectly when he said there is a big difference between “having to say something and having something to say.” So how do we go about finding the right topics?

 

My thoughts: This looks like a great site to use as a resource to improve my writing. I will pay attention to it in the future.


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Interviewing for a Job? Tell Your Story

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I have a lot of friends in the process of interviewing right now, and they share many of the same concerns. They’re nervous about what to say in response to behavioral questions, which I&#821... (Preparing for an interview?

 

Looking for a job? Getting ready to jump to another company? Ready to launch into a new career? Then make sure you read this article by Marcey Farrey.

 

I like this post -- because it has very good advice & tips for how to find a craft a few stories for your job interviews.

 

DO NOT describe your last position -- you are simply selling your job description. In no way does that convey YOUR VALUE to a potential employer.  What they really want to hear are stories about how you helped the company save time, money, effort, etc. or produced revenue. And they want to hear how you recovered from mistakes. And they want to know what you've learned from your experiences.

 

So use this article to start crafting your stories so you can stand out from all the other candidates!

 

For more on this topic, ready my colleague Katherine Hansen's book A Storied Career. I am not affiliated with Kat but it is the only resource out there and it's good.

 

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Alaina Erin's curator insight, September 23, 2015 7:59 PM

One simple tip that is very useful during interviews