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Making Your Story Idea Commercial - Key Issues Writers Must Address to Succeed in the New Paradigm May 28, 2022

This special episode replays Zena's recent presentation as a guest on Writers Chat, where she was invited to speak on how writers can make their story ideas commercial. The answer, Zena says, is...

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Five Clever Techniques to Make Your Audience Care Feb 27, 2022

One of the most important skills you can learn as a writer is how to draw your readers into your story and keep them invested all the way to the end. You start by creating a character that is...

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A Writer's Self-Worth: How Writers can Overcome Performance-Based Value - Part 2 Dec 25, 2021

When I wrote part one of this post, I had no idea that part two would land on Christmas Day. Christmas, where Christians celebrate the birth of the Savior, who came to deliver us from the just...

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A Writer's Self-Worth: How Writers can Overcome Performance-Based Value - Part 1 Nov 27, 2021

One of the things I’ve noticed about artists is that most of us experience intermittent bouts of “Existential Funk.” Call them crises if you like, but the gist of it is that we...

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The Hero's Paradox: Someone Flawed Plus Someone Great Oct 23, 2021

In my last monthly article, I argued that the world needs stories about heroes now more than ever. Why? Because heroes inspire us to be greater than ourselves, to surpass our own limitations or...

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Why the World Needs Stories about Heroes - Part 2 Sep 25, 2021

When you think about heroes, what comes to mind? Somebody from your family? Superman? Maybe an historical figure who did something great? For me, the word “Hero” makes me think of my...

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The Storyteller's Mission
LISTEN to Zena's Interview with Steven James as a Guest on The Story Blender Podcast
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LISTEN to Zena's Interview with Steven James as a Guest on The Story Blender Podcast May 07, 2021

Zena Dell Lowe was honored to be a returning guest on The Story Blender podcast, a show where award-winning writer Steven James interviews some of the world’s top storytellers on the secrets...

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The Well Creativity Conference - WATCH Zena's Keynote Presentation Day 2! Apr 24, 2021

On Day 2 of The Well, Zena Dell Lowe delivered her second keynote presentation. This time she focused on the power of visual images -- particularly the power of storytellers who use visual images...

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