Kurt Vonnegut: The Next Million-Dollar Story

Dr. Joel Ying, MD

Physician, Educator, Storyteller. He hosts this website for "Living the Present Moment" as a conscious journey of Body, Mind, Emotion & Spirit. Holistic and integrative, his practice includes Tai Chi and Yoga, Craniosacral Therapy, Healing From the Core, Meditation. Always exploring his edges, he shares them in the blog, newsletter, courses, and online study group.

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Do you want to write the next million-dollar story?

Listen to Kurt Vonnegut. All you need to do is follow one of the classic “Shapes of Stories.” To all my fellow storytellers, aspiring novelists, and budding screenwriters, you don’t have the recreate the perfect plot, start with one of these, then add a little creativity and work. Viola! A million dollar story. (Maybe it really is that easy.)

Watch Kurt Vonnegut on the Shape of Stories

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