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How to tell a story

Chapter 5: Resources

Welcome to the resources page for chapter 5: How to tell a story.

Here you’ll find everything you need to accompany the fifth chapter of Getting Goosebumps.

Download our guide to creating your own content matrix below. This will help you to start planning the types of content you can create for every stage of your strategy. 

Storytelling – learning from Hollywood printable worksheet

Download our printable worksheet to start planning your storytelling like a Hollywood great.

Storytelling – learning from comedians printable worksheet

Download our printable worksheet to start planning your storytelling like a classic comedian. 

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