Tag: Stories

The Robin Williams Rules

  |   Better Writing

I’ve been a fan of Robin Williams for a very long time and I’ve watched dozens of his stand-up routines. Once when I watched several in sequence I noticed something fascinating: the way a top comedian develops material. First something might happen spontaneously. It would be small, perhaps a phrase or a  »  Read More

8/24/12: The Writing Edge for Business Writers

  |   Better Writing

You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Here are some recent blog posts and articles that might help. This week I’m pointing you to posts and articles on successful book  »  Read More

What’s the story?

  |   Writing A Book

People filed slowly back into the room after lunch and sluggishly took their seats. The room was warm. The air was still. Soon heads were nodding as the presenter droned on. Then he turned off the projector. “Let me tell you a story,” the presenter said. As he launched into his tale, you could see heads come up  »  Read More

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