Let me tell you about successful storytelling.

My grandfather used to grab my undivided attention for hours with his amazing stories of when he was younger and the world was a different place.

He was a simple country man with only four years of formal education. But that didn’t stop him from capturing everyone’s attention and bewitching his audience with a rollercoaster of emotions played out through his body and voice.

He was a rock star when it came to telling a story, with his gift of using words to build pictures in our minds that were full of life. A natural born storyteller, people would say.

Nothing could be further from the truth.

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