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22 Storytelling Tips For Writers From A Pixar Storyboard Artist


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There's no question Pixar dominates the Best Animated Feature at the Oscars.

Year after year, the animation studio churns out award season gold (save perhaps "Cars 2").

One of the biggest questions is how Pixar continues to stay fresh year in and year out.

If you've ever wanted some advice from a Pixar employee, this is for you.

Former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted out 22 tips for aspiring writers.

Since then, her list started going viral on Reddit.

1. "You admire a character for trying more than for their successes."

2. "You gotta keep in mind what’s interesting to you as an audience, not what’s fun to do as a writer. They can be very different."

3. "Trying for theme is important, but you won’t see what the story is actually about til you’re at the end of it. Now rewrite."

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