Great suggestions for great story telling during presentations (and not only):10 Commandments of Storytelling | slide:ology.

1. THOU SHALT NOT TAKE THE CRISIS OR CLIMAX OUT OF THE PROTAGONIST’S HANDS (OR, NO DEUS EX MACHINA ENDINGS)
2. THOU SHALT NOT MAKE LIFE EASY FOR THE PROTAGONIST (OR, NOTHING PROGRESSES EXCEPT THROUGH CONFLICT)
3. THOU SHALT NOT USE FALSE MYSTERY OR SURPRISE
4. THOU SHALT RESPECT THINE AUDIENCE
5. THOU SHALT HAVE A GOD-LIKE KNOWLEDGE OF YOUR UNIVERSE
6. THOU SHALT USE COMPLEXITY RATHER THAN COMPLICATION
7. THOU SHALT TAKE YOUR CHARACTERS TO THE END OF THE LINE
8. THOU SHALT NOT WRITE ON-THE-NOSE DIALOGUE
9. THOU SHALT DRAMATIZE THINE EXPOSITION
10. THOU SHALT REWRITE

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