What Makes a Great Story?

A great story has a good ending

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I believe the best way to judge the merits of a story is to see whether a child could read or watch it and learn from it.

“Oh, who’s this guy?” you say.

Hear me out. I’m not talking about babies who can’t read — I’m talking about children trying to learn about the world around them.

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Michael Snellen

Michael Snellen

I write audaciously about everything under the sun. Founder of Catholicism for the Modern World. https://linktr.ee/catholicismforthemodernworld

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