#20 How Do You Bring a Story to Life With Impact?
It’s simple (but takes practice): Specific, animate detail
I was 6 years old the first time I had strep throat. My dad had brought me and my siblings McDonald’s for lunch that day. I had my favourite, a McChicken sandwich. During our lunch hour African studies lesson, my best friend Madonna’s wide brown face smiled up at me as her head lay in my lap and she whispered over the lecture of our teacher. I remember …
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