Alex Coleman Kime

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Yes, You Can Pickle That

<i>At Food52. cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Pickling is so hot right now. And when done at</i> …

Win a free place on sustainability storytelling short course

Tell us which book has inspired you to embark on your own chapter in sustainability for a chance to learn about sustainability communications at a Guardian event on 5 June, 9am to 1pm<p>• Learn more about the short course<p>Successful companies must be able to tell an authentic sustainability story that …

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David Sedaris, Mike Daisey, and the Problem With American Storytelling

When your career is telling true stories — not writing fiction — and somebody accuses you of lying, that’s got to be tough. When somebody combs over …

Vladimir Nabokov on Writing, Reading, and the Three Qualities a Great Storyteller Must Have

<i>“Often the object of a desire, when desire is transformed into hope, becomes more real than reality itself,”</i> Umberto Eco observed in his magnificent atlas of imaginary places. Indeed, our capacity for self-delusion is one of the most inescapable fundamentals of the human condition, and nowhere do …

Why Agencies and Brands Need to Embrace True Storytelling

To build on the opportunities that today’s hyperconnected and social consumer as well as new distribution platforms offer, agencies and brands need …

We Spoke to the Comedian Trying to Raise a Million Dollars on Kickstarter to Start a Podcast

If you pay the full million, you get to be the first guest.<p><i>All photos and GIFs by Megan Koester</i><p>Comedian, <i>Parks and Recreation</i> writer, and Twitter master Joe Mande hates Kickstarter. He also really, really hates the glut of lame podcasts. In an effort to combine two things he can't stand, he created …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …