Star Wars – Those Pesky Rebels

I love Star Wars, and it is this saga of films that first got me interested in storytelling. I even use it when I am giving lectures on story development, as it is one of the clearest examples of Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey, a story formula that shows what unites the features of stories from … Continue reading Star Wars – Those Pesky Rebels

How Fake Is Your Reality?!

I'm a firm believer in stories being able to make us question life and our perceptions, and last night's episode of Doctor Who, "The Girl Who Died," didn't disappoint. A small piece of dialogue struck me as particularly interesting and it went something like this: "When you view life through technology, it becomes very easy … Continue reading How Fake Is Your Reality?!