S21E7 – Stories: How Many Different Stories Exist?

There is nothing new, from Greek mythology to Shakespeare to every romcom ever made, we’re just reimagining the same 12 plots over and over again -so what makes people keep watching and listening? It’s all about the character. – Jeremy Renner

The inner story, though the same in essence for all, is always single and unique to each human being, never before lived and never to be repeated. – Helen M. Luke

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S16E5 – Make it Small

The way to tell a really big story, I think, is to tell a really small story. – Bruce Feiler

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S7E1 – The Mary Sue

Perfect people are boring. Perfect people are obnoxious because they’re better than us. Perfect people are, above all, too good to be true. – Howard Mittelmark and Sandra Newman

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