MEOWRRROW! As a cat, it should come as no surprise that I am superior to meer two-leggers, but I expect two-leggers to at least make an effort to make my superiority not quite so apparent and to at least deign to talk (or in this case, write) at my level. I am of course, speaking about the butchering of ‘storytelling’. In some cases the use of the term as whole, but for now, I am simply sticking to the spelling.
It is not ‘story telling’ or ‘story-telling’. It is ‘storytelling’ – one word … not two, not hyphenated. You are a ‘storyteller’, not a ‘story teller’ or a ‘story-teller’. You are crafting stories, not ‘telling’ or as it sounds when the two words are separated, ‘ordering’ someone to do something.
And while I am caterwauling on two-legger word ignorance, the same goes for ‘filmmaking’. You are not ‘film making’ or ‘film-making’. Nor are you a ‘film maker’ or a ‘film-maker’, you are a ‘filmmaker’.
If you are going to profess yourself as a guru, maven, professional … etc in such things, might I suggest that you start by learning to spell them correctly.
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