Good Storytellers Tell Great Stories – Here’s How

Ernest Hemingway’s succinct masterpiece, “For sale: baby shoes, never worn,” gave rise to a whole new genre, the Six Word Stories. But more importantly it makes the point that a story doesn’t need to be long to be complete. A story can change the world – your world – in some small way whether it is 6 words or 5000.

The following two articles written by Jim for Presentation Guru should be read together to fully understand the power of a story well told and, the key to success, the structure that is essential to tell it well.

How Short Can a Story Be? Ernest Hemingway’s Special Gift

Even the Shortest Story Needs Structure

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