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Candor and Manners: How We Nurture Creative Genius

Candor and Manners: How We Nurture Creative Genius

May 23, 20244 min read

Sterling & Stone’s 40+ storytellers make for a bustling marketplace of ideas, where every stall is offering something new and exciting. But have you ever met two creatives who are exactly alike?  Of course not, because everyone is different. Trying…

Collaborative Superpowers and Kryptonite

Collaborative Superpowers and Kryptonite

May 22, 202414 min read

We all have at least one superpower, along with our own personal kryptonite — the thing we do amazingly well and the thing that gets under our skin or triggers our biggest weakness.  One of the things that makes superhero…

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The Ultimate Guide to Character Development (24 Tips For 2024!) 

May 21, 202441 min read

Congratulations …  You’ve stumbled onto the secret of all great storytelling.  If you’re a storyteller, then this page is about to become invaluable to you. Characters are the backbone of every great book, movie, or television show. Unforgettable narratives are…

Like a Dealer on the Playground

Like a Dealer on the Playground

May 20, 20245 min read

Shortly after I realized how much third grade was going to suck, I started selling shit on the playground, less to make money than to make my life a little more interesting, though the cash was admittedly nice.  “What about…

Terms of Service  

Terms of Service  

May 19, 20245 min read

Terms of Service was inspired by the antics of David Thorne, whose audacious attempt to pay off a debt with his drawing of a seven-legged spider led to a hilarious volley of emails. The absurdity and wit in Thorne’s recounting…