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Presentation Zen

Presentation Zen
There are a ton of storytelling-related books and websites in the cosmos. And there is no shortage of people giving story advice and tips. Much of the advice is helpful, but the enormous volume of information related to writing or telling better stories can be overwhelming. Therefore, when someone credible comes along who offers free, insanely simple yet effective advice for improving one's story, he will find a very large audience indeed. This is exactly what happened just a few years ago, all quite by accident it would seem. In 2011 Comedy Central began shooting a documentary about the process behind the creation of a typical South Park episode. Therefore & ButThe entire documentary is insightful, but there is one 45-second bit that popped out to anyone who is interested in writing or telling stories. Here's the transcript from the key part of the video above where Trey Parker explains their simple but oh so effective rewriting tip.

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Keynotopia Wireframing Set: Free Wireframing Templates for Apple Keynote - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Lately, Apple Keynote has been gaining popularity among designers as a wireframing and prototyping tool. Features like multiple slide masters, styles, grouping, animation and hyperlinks make it ideal for crafting interactive prototypes and UI narratives. Today’s freebie, Keynotopia, is a free set of interface elements for Keynote that makes it possible for anyone to create these prototypes in minutes. All elements are hand-crafted in Apple Keynote, and organized in nested groups for easier manipulation and customization.

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