Details pique curiosity
The ornament shown like it was lit from within
Perfectly circular, white, crowned in gold
the star in a beautiful tree
Now imagine this the other way:
The Christmas tree was set in the downstairs living room
It was a tad over 8 feet tall and covered in ornaments
The star ornament was a round, white orb…
We are trained from grade-school to go general to specific
But it’s backwards for scaffolding understanding
backwards for intriguing narrative
backwards for igniting curiosity
If you want to capture attention,
Start small, start specific
Start in a detail.
Day 19 of 25 days with presents for the presenter in you.