Tag: storytelling

Dwarfism, little people, and St. Nic, Inc.

Little people, or people with dwarfism, figure prominently in the award winning action novel St. Nic, Inc. for an important reason.

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Captain Marvel‘s fast pace stumbles on storytelling

Captain Marvel has emerged as the first true blockbuster of 2019, bursting out of the…

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The story behind the cover of Calusa Spirits

The cover for Calusa Spirits is great, and I think thing it’s the best one…

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I’m back! Florida Writers Conference 2018

I have once again been invited back to join the faculty of the Florida Writers…

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War memorials use immersive design to create visceral stories

A few unexpected extra hours in Washington, D.C. recently allowed me to visit the World…

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What sailing ships tell us about storytelling

As a kid, I was fascinated by sailboats and sailing ships. I loved reading adventure…

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Review: Dunkirk‘s foreboding, somber tone masterfully executed

My full review of Christopher Nolan‘s new movie, Dunkirk, is now live at the Independent Institute….

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How to fix Jack Reacher

I recently saw the Tom Cruise action film Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. The movie…

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The art of visual storytelling: Deepwater Horizon

The action film Deepwater Horizon has a lot of elements that make it one of…

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Where do good female characters come from?

While recently researching blog posts about the Divergent film series, I ran across a 2011 blog post…

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