Category Archives: quote

22 Rules of Storytelling

With the Barossa Friends of the Barossa Library recently launching the 2017 Young Writer’s Competition, we thought it would be good timing to share some storytelling tips and tools on the site. Below is a graphic we found online which is a series of rules originally tweeted by Emma Coats @lawnrocket (then a Story Artist for Pixar – now working for

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T4, Week 9

“None of those other things makes a difference. Love is the strongest thing in the world, you know. Nothing can touch it. Nothing comes close. If we love each other we’re safe from it all. Love is the biggest thing there is.” Snow Falling on Cedars. David Guterson

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T4, Week 6

“We cast a shadow on something wherever we stand, and it is no good moving from place to place to save things; because the shadow always follows. Choose a place where you won’t do harm – yes, choose a place where you won’t do very much harm, and stand in it for all you are worth, facing the sunshine.” A

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Week 6, T4

“You must never feel badly about making mistakes … as long as you take the trouble to learn from them. For you often learn more by being wrong for the right reasons than you do by being right for the wrong reasons.” —The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

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Week 3, T4

“Watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you, because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” —The Minpins by Roald Dahl

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