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What are some techniques for effective storytelling?

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Some effective storytelling techniques include using a strong and confident voice, good pacing and avoiding clichés. It's also helpful to cut out any slower or insignificant parts of the story.

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Storytellers firstly should make sure that their voices are clear and confident, as listeners may not hear the stories if the tellers mumble or are too mild. A good story is paced correctly and neither builds too slowly nor or too fast. It is not necessary to tell every single detail of a story - it is better to keep the reader engaged in action. A good story avoids typical clichés, such as an ending with a specific moral. Additionally, storytellers should avoid tired and clichéd language such as "as big as a house" or "hungry as a horse."

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