Tips on How to Price Your Personal History Project I was recently asked by a few listeners what boils down to the same question: how do you price your projects? It’s no surprise that this is on people’s minds. It’s a common question, one that gets batted around a lot. I remember a conference […]
How Blake Snyder’s beat sheets can help us structure our personal histories
C. David Milles is a teacher by day and author by night. After stumbling onto Blake Snyder’s Save the Cat! books, Milles began to incorporate the screenwriter’s lessons in his novels and the way he taught middle school English. His keen understanding of story structure landed him a gig as a contributor for the popular Save the Cat! website, where Cory breaks down components of current and past movies to show their inner workings—a great exercise for storytellers in all media. In this episode, he shares how the Save the Cat! system can help us find the story structure in our personal history books.
Tweet Writing life stories, a rewarding career choice. Show notes Thanks for joining me for this early episode of my new Life Story Coach podcast. As a working personal historian, I get the question all the time: “What is personal history?” My overall aim with the show is to create a space for conversation about […]