I’ve previously posted some comments and videos of writer George Saunders (see Animated Video: George Saunders’ Commencement Speech On “The Importance of Kindness” and Video: “George Saunders Commencement Speech 2013″).
The Atlantic has just published a quasi-animated interview with him on “how to tell a good story.” I’m embedding it below. However, be aware that the Atlantic video platform can be a bit cantankerous.
It’s really worth viewing. Because of some very slightly off-color language, I probably wouldn’t recommend using it below the high school level.
Because of some comments he makes in it, including the one highlighted below, I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Getting Student Writers To “Buy-Into” Revision – Help Me Find More.