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Storytelling – What Makes a Story Great?

Charlton Heston in Ben-Hur
Charlton Heston in Ben-Hur

What is it about a story that makes it compelling? Is it the characters? Is it the plot? Is it the element of surprise? Is it the challenges? Is it danger?

I submit, it’s all of them, skillfully put together, woven like a tapestry to make an impression on our minds and in our hearts.

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