Lessons on life, writing and storytelling from the creator of ‘Bluey’

Joe Brumm, the creative force behind the beloved animated sensation, shares guidance on finding the concise core of a story.

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Watching cartoons with kids is often a chore to endure.

Anyone who’s had a child obsessed with the likes of “Paw Patrol” or “Dora the Explorer”—or, gulp, “Calliou”—can confirm that the lion’s share of children’s programming is either lousy, insipid or supremely annoying. Sometimes all three!

However, some cartoons are an absolute delight. That’s certainly the case with “Bluey.”

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