When ‘Everyone is a Storyteller’, How Do You Stand Out?

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Everyone is a storyteller, we’re told. But in a world where anyone can tell a story, what do you have to do to stand out? The answer, according to Hollywood story consultant Bobette Buster, is to find the bravery to speak the Truth.

We all recognise a good story well-told but that doesn’t mean we’re all good storytellers.

Do / Story: How to Tell Your Story so the World Listens

“I really feel that we’re in the age of storytelling and that everyone should recognise that they’re a storyteller and that there are principles to good storytelling.”

The glue to being human

Confronting fear

Image © Bobette Buster

“There’s this snarky attitude of being super hip that can ultimately be degrading and it makes people less brave about telling their own stories. So the fresh and audacious storyteller who speaks their own truth will pop out, but you have to be willing to break the rules around you to be able to do that.”

What happens if you have nothing to say?

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Video artist working at The New York Times. I write a weekly newsletter about visual storytelling and creativity. https://adamwestbrook.substack.com/

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Adam Westbrook

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Video artist working at The New York Times. I write a weekly newsletter about visual storytelling and creativity. https://adamwestbrook.substack.com/

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