Storytelling for Academics

How to share expert knowledge with a general audience as feature stories, popular bestsellers and TED talks.

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How to be a rockstar academic

What turns a mild mannered academic into a raging rockstar? It’s a serious question! We live in the age of the rockstar public intellectual. Why are some few thinkers given celebrity and influence? The answer is simple – it’s all about the story.

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“To launch a rocket to the moon use physics. To speak to the heart of the human soul use story.”

Damien Walter, Storytelling for Academics

What is a story?

Storytelling for academics gives you the tools to tell a great story in any media – feature articles, bestsellers and, of course, TED talks. Learn the seven parts of the rhetoric of story and answer the question – what is a story?

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