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Story is so addictive, Lulu Miller says, that she finds herself constantly looking for different techniques to enhance the power of a story. Over time, she has accumulated a list of techniques to enhance suspense. For each episode she will use a few of those techniques. One of them is for instance that she will listen to her drafts while running. It is that distance, being away from my computer, that helps her to feel what point of the story is not quite right yet. Jad Abumrad used to be her editor at Radiolab and still inspires her with each episode to do better. Lulu always tries to push the boundaries and use fictional techniques to draw listeners in in a journalistic story. During the masterclass, she will explain how she works by dissecting this episode of Invisibilia, on how a blind man is actually biking: http://www.npr.org/programs/invisibilia/378577902/how-to-become-batman.