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How to create emotions in your story

How To Create Emotions in Your Stories

The Power of Story – Part Three As we saw in Part Two, Nathan was able to penetrate David’s wall of pride and self-defense by making him feel. To create emotions is one of storytelling’s greatest tools. People need to feel. It’s a major part of who we are. More than one psy ...

Stories that go straight to the heart

Powerful Stories Go Straight to the Heart

One reason story is so powerful is it circumvents the defenses of pride and goes straight to the heart. My favorite example is how the prophet, Nathan, breached King David’s defenses before the king knew what hit him. The backstory is: God commanded Nathan to confront David ...