Last year, over the course of a month and a half, Pixar story artist Emma Coats grabbed the Internet's attention when she shared some of Pixar's golden rules of storytelling, via Twitter. They were guidelines that she had learned, that she wanted to pass along to others. There were 22 in all; you can read them here.
Just recently, Alex Eylar, aka ICanLegoThat, took 12 of those rules and illustrated them using, what else, but Legos! Storyteller, writer or not, they're golden nuggets of information one can apply to one's own life in one way or another.