By Seth Singleton https://radiopublic.com/storytelling-with-seth-6nPwKj/ep/s1!65f17 We left the Peak for the comfort of our beds and a chance to sleep in for a few hours later than normal. Then we packed our bags and drove to the port and boarded a ferry to Macau. We checked in to our rooms at The Parisian before heading down … Continue reading My Hong Kong Travel Log: Part 2 – The Adventure Continues – From the Peak to Macau and Home
https://radiopublic.com/storytelling-with-seth-6nPwKj By Seth Singleton I went to a poetry reading on August 30th. I went to the reading to see two good friends Joseph Lease and Donna de la Perrière and to hear from a new poet named Natasha Saje from Utah. I think it's great to hear a different voice and hear her perspective. She called … Continue reading That One Night a Poetry Reading was Drowned out by the Background noise of an Excited dog and other Distractions
https://radiopublic.com/storytelling-with-seth-6nPwKj/ep/s1!de004 By Seth Singleton I decided to record a podcast and write this post about editing for a few reasons. The first is that I am working on a draft of a novel. The next is that I am also editing my first audiobook collection. I am also the editor for the writing team on … Continue reading When you edit for your readers it clears the smoke so you can see the fire and enjoy the true pleasure of revision
This is a series of posts following my wife and me on a tour of Italy. By Seth Singleton Why the Academie? We had already seen the statue of David. It was gorgeous and stunning. Our guide Sylvie had explained that David had been viewed in a public square for decades. That love had … Continue reading The Academíe was the school where student artists studied masterworks of history like the plaster molds of statues by Bartolini and Pampolini, and legendary musical instruments by Stradivari and Cristofari found sanctuary
By Seth Singleton Mythology is the subjective truth of people communicated through stories, symbols and rituals. Every culture has its own mythology. - Devdutt Pattanaik To contact Seth about telling your story click here
By Seth Singleton Getting up in the morning is hard enough without trying to save the world. Getting up just to save the world does not sound like a good enough reason. What reasons do your characters have for getting up? Why do most of us get up? Turns out, it depends on who you are and what matters to you. Usually, it is for an obligation like work or family. Like any responsibility, it can be hard to find the inspiration to get started. What is Motivation?
Are heroes chosen? Or, do the choices made by ordinary people define a hero?
There is a recurring argument in storytelling.
One side claims that something or someone decides who becomes a hero.
The other side claims that a hero is an ordinary person who takes action, and chooses to be heroic.
Two writers are using a comic book character, and his universe, to further the argument that heroes are not chosen.
Heroes define our world. Heroic actions resonate like ripples on a pond. Heroes are the example we aspire to model.