What's in a Story?


What’s in a Story? — #9

There is no feeling like the thrill of discovering a new story and telling it in an interesting, compelling way that affects the people who read it. Usually, i...

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What’s in a Story? — #8

When I was a kid my sister and I would get up early every morning and set out to an overgrown orchard that grew near our house. Each of us would head to our fa...

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What’s in a Story — #7

What is a story? A beginning. A middle. An end. Lift the skin, peer closer… It is castles, villains, lovers, heroes, the journey unfolding. A story transports ...

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What’s in a Story? — #6

Below are five collages done over the last few weeks. I guess I am imagining traveling even as I’m sheltering at home. Abstract art tells stories throug...

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What’s in a Story? –#5

Every day, people are presented with problems… and opportunities. When there is a will to address a problem, or seize an opportunity, here begins the start of...

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What’s in a Story? — #4

I am not alone in the ideas I share today. It is not just my words that dance across this page and I am not solely responsible for the meaning that is made her...

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What’s in a Story? — #3

I’ve been thinking about the ways that I tell stories. I can string together words on paper or voice them aloud. You may follow them or you may not. I think t...

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What’s in a Story? — #2

“The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.” — Muriel Rukeyser, The Speed of Darkness Stories bring people together in the most universal ways and the mos...

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What’s in a Story? — #1

“The truth about stories is, that’s all we are.” — Thomas King Stories are existential. Not just inseparable from the way we communicate and play out our li...

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