STO Union Writing

How Stories Lose Their Power

How Stories Lose Their Power

How Stories Lose Their Power • 2019 • Text (one page) • In the original story of Cinderella, she has to ‘sort the peas,’ good from bad, as she sits by the fire: a tedious job that never seems to end. Finally, her step-sisters get ready to go to the ball as Cinderella sorts a bag of lentils. This is a key part of the story, but Walt Disney decided to change it.
This writer explains why …

Press Clippings

Press Clippings

Press Clippings • 1991–1999 • 74 pages • Reviews and Critiques book •
These press clippings give a glimpse into alternative performances in the 1990s in Toronto from the point of view of the works that the press chose to write about. In these pre-internet times, artists really depended on critics and reviewers to write about their work, and there were only a handful of chances to reach many people. more …

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