10 Ways to Find a Great Story

“Strangers are a blessing. Be they plane seat neighbors, people behind you in line at the bank, even wrong numbers. Ask these randos questions about their lives, their jobs, their kids.”

There’s no shortage of amazing stories out there waiting to be told, but the trick is figuring out how to uncover them.

Latif Nasser, director of research for WNYC’s Radiolab, shares 10 ways to find a great story including to set up a lot of Google alerts, rummage around in oral histories and personal papers, and turn the consumption of boring material into a game.

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