I was at Jonathan Cliff’s website, and I saw that he linked to a great little article in which a Pixar storyboard artist gave 22 tips for effective storytelling. Not only is it cool to see advice from the brilliant minds of Pixar, but I’m thinking I’m going to pass it on to our Sunday storytellers. After all, I can’t think of a better teacher of the art of captivating children’s minds than Pixar!
“If you were your character, in this situation, how would you feel? Honesty lends credibility to unbelievable situations.”
Above is tip number 15, which is my personal favorite. Check the list out for yourself, and then let me know which one resonated the most to you!