We’re nearing the end of National Novel Writing Month and entering the season of giving thanks, so I thought I’d share a few presentations by writers to inspire you.
These are TED Talks – short (~20 minutes) inspirational talks you can find on YouTube for just about any topic you’d like.
Writing books: Elizabeth Gilbert – your elusive creative genius (author of Eat, Pray, Love)
We’re all creative.
Storytelling: Andrew Stanton – clues to a great story (Filmmaker – Toy Story, WALL-E)
Greatest story commandment is “make me care.”
Poetry: Billy Collins – Everyday moments, caught in time (former U.S. Poet Laureate)
Bugs Bunny is his muse. <smile>
Storytelling (~4 minutes): Joe Sabia – the technology of storytelling
You’ll remember the name Lothar Meggendorfer after this video.
Enjoy the videos! I hope they inspire.
Have a great week!
Lisa J. Jackson is an independent writer and editor who enjoys working with businesses of all sizes. She loves researching topics, interviewing experts, and helping companies tell their stories. You can connect with Lisa on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn.