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Tell The Damn Story #93: Life As A Story Pool = Inspiration, Imitation, Perspiration & Innovation

There are so many things that influence our storytelling. If we only scratch the surface we wind up repeating what’s gone before, in almost the same “voice.” But diving deeper into our own thoughts, feelings, and experiences helps separate imitation … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story #92: 7 Top Sources For Good Story Ideas

In this episode Alex identifies and underlines the 7 important sources writers explore for stories. From an item on your desk to a tragic moment in life, artists must look to the inner and outer world, in order to reflect … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story-Unplugged: How Is “Done Is Better Than Perfect?

Alex is doing an early morning solo as he ponders the artistic side of the popular online mantra, “Done Is Better Than Perfect.” Click here to hear. Have questions or comments for us? Post in the comments section below … … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story Unplugged: Writing When Your Heart & Your Head Ain’t In It

In this episode Simmons “Fesses Up.” Alex goes solo to shares some of the emotional hardships and confusion he faced trying to write a story that should have been a breeze. Click here to hear.     Have questions or … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story Unplugged: What To Do When Writers Fail, pt 1

No matter how hard you try, sometimes the writing just doesn’t go the way you want. In this two-parter Chris and Alex discuss some of their most difficult and disappointing writing experiences and how they dealt with them. Their candid … Continue reading

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What Am I … ?

“…How I write and what I write is inconsequential. Not that it isn’t important to me that I write something worthwhile.  But I’m not going to judge what worthwhile means… Continue reading

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I’ve Been Cheating Myself!

Sometimes the challenge is not to tell the damn story, but more like, Damn! Tell the story! Continue reading

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