How to Tell a Great Story

Essential tips from Ira Glass on storytelling

Sergey Faldin 🇺🇦
The Startup
Published in
5 min readMar 10, 2020

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Ira Glass. Image credits to SouthBankCentre.

We were sitting in a cafe, drinking coffee.

“You’ve got to have a thesis,” said my dad’s friend from the States, Thomas. “To write a compelling essay, you need a thesis, and then you support that with three arguments.”

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Sergey Faldin 🇺🇦
The Startup

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