Catapulting Pellets of Chance into your Stupid Head—Lulu Miller shares her lessons on crafting remarkable stories by accommodating chance in your creative process

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Lulu Miller is a Peabody Award-winning science journalist who has been working in public radio for over thirteen years. She is the co-founder of NPR’s Invisibilia and one of the founding producers of Radiolab. She also writes fiction stories which have been published in The New Yorker, VQR, Catapult, and beyond. Her nonfiction book about taxonomy and madness will be published in 2020 by Simon & Schuster.

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There might be some goodness in the randomness and the chance, there might be sadness when it's unexpected or joy when it's unexpected or images (that's probably the best thing), just images that you could never dream up... — Lulu Miller

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    So encouraging, thanks Lulu!

    Jason Ogle • August 11, 2016
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    Just listened to this talk on the CM Podcast and it was so great I had to watch the video! Great talk Lulu! Thanks for your insight!

    Arielle Quattro • March 29, 2016
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    This was an amazingly energetic talk that makes me want to 'do' less and allow more. Love it.

    Ralston Vaz • December 18, 2014
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    I started listening to Invisibilia right from the start and I loved every episode. Please make some more :)

    Rob Sutcliffe • March 23, 2015