Crown Town Scribe

An aspiring writer’s exploration of storytelling in all it’s forms, from the staples we all know and love, to the gems hidden right beneath our noses.

Weekly Feature: Storytelling Lessons from an Unlikely Source

The WWE Championship Belt, Custom made for the current champion, Randy 'The Viper' Orton

The WWE Championship Belt, Custom made for the current champion, Randy ‘The Viper’ Orton

The stories surrounding this belt and its lesser counterparts bring in a loyal audience…have been retold for more than four decades with new cast members and new twists, using various forms of media to immerse fans in a complex milieu. They manage to sell out stadiums made for teams that couldn’t hope to fill them. And the man that holds this belt has managed to develop an extremely diverse skillset: stage fighting, choreography, stunt work, public speaking, improvisation, marketing, and acting. Trust me. Storytelling lessons can be learned from Professional Wrestling and WWE in particular.

 

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