You have crossed over the threshold of adventure into becoming a storytelling hero. You are standing tall. You are starting to attack your gremlins. As your wise mentor, who has travelled these paths before you, it is my job to guide you through this treacherous land. There are a few more battles we need to win before you will slay the final dragon of fear and become a storytelling hero. So, let's pick up some weapons and defeat a few more bad habits.

We'll start with the crap elves.

Back in my acting days, in 2000, we were invited to give creative input into a show we were about to tour. We were given the opportunity to share our ideas, but we had to be warned about the crap elves. This is how they work. ...

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