She talked about things that make an ordinary story extraordinary and cited these as the "great themes" that are worth returning to: friendship, courage, redemption, dilemma, betrayal, power, love, identity, and the omnipresence of the past.
I love that last one. And I also loved her comment that "Big stories spring from small lives."
On another note, we'll be uploading another video soon, but we're all flying around a mile a minute that it's hard to get the camera and the willing on-camera talent in the same place. Stay tuned.