Lulu Miller, co-host of NPR’s Invisibilia, shares her lessons on crafting remarkable stories by accommodating chance in your creative process.
Lulu Miller, the co-host of NPR’s Invisibilia, covers stories that challenge our assumptions about how humans behave and organisms work – from the story of a blind woman who can see the rain but not her daughter’s smile, to a virus that inspires crickets to have more sex. In her work at Invisibilia, she interweaves personal stories and science in a way that might make you see your own life differently, and in this episode (recorded at CreativeMornings/DC in November 2014) she shares her lessons on crafting remarkable stories by accommodating chance in your creative process.
Watch the video
Lulu Miller Catapulting Chance into your Stupid Head
Favorite quotes from this episode
With the numbers game, you bless each encounter with the quality of low stakes. Whatever may happen may happen.
The hunch is what gets you out the door, but the discovery is wilder than you could imagine.
Storytelling is imposing a structure upon the truth.