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How to find and tell your story
Discovering the art of storytelling by showcasing methods, tips, & tools that help you find and tell your story, your way. Find me on Twitter @gimligoosetales
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7 Essential Tips For Writers Who Hope To Engage Millions Of Readers | Forbes

7 Essential Tips For Writers Who Hope To Engage Millions Of Readers | Forbes | How to find and tell your story | Scoop.it

"According to Amy Newmark, publisher and author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul line of books, there are seven critical strategies for writers and speakers to inspire, engage, and even entertain large numbers of people representing a diverse audience."


Read the full article to find out more about Amy’s seven recommendations, and a tip to accomplish each, for writers and speakers:

  1. Use the power of storytelling
  2. Start your stories in the action
  3. Focus on positive
  4. Be brutally honest
  5. Make darn sure you are passionate about your topic
  6. Don’t get creative
  7. Don’t tell the reader what to do
Kim Zinke (aka Gimli Goose)'s insight:

This format has been a successful formula for the Chicken Soup series.  To sum it up, if you aspire to make an impact with your writing, learn to be more yourself.  Be brutally honest, transparent, and real, and write about what lights you up and gets you out of bed in the morning.

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Help your students be better writers with these tips!

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Easy Steps to Start Your Genealogy | Family Genealogy

Easy Steps to Start Your Genealogy | Family Genealogy | How to find and tell your story | Scoop.it

Genealogy, often misspelled as geneology, is the study of someone’s heritage and recording their lineage. Researching your ancestry is detective work. Finding that one source that helps us go one generation deeper, or helps to uncover a new family fact is very rewarding. To get started with discovering your heritage, follow these steps ...

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