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Good Storytelling Takes Time

Good Storytelling Takes Time | Story Route | Scoop.it
The news and documentary forms are complementary, but as guest blogger Heather McIntosh explains, popular online news is failing to lay a foundation for deeper inquiry.
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A preaching 'genius' faces his toughest convert

A preaching 'genius' faces his toughest convert | Story Route | Scoop.it
Fred Craddock was a young preacher trying to find his voice when he received a call from his mother one day.
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How Transmedia Storytelling Is Changing TV

How Transmedia Storytelling Is Changing TV | Story Route | Scoop.it
Transmedia storytelling is nothing new, but the latest digital tools make it enticing for forward-thinking TV networks. Here's a look at some of the experiments in the works.
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Vancouver Island Inuit storyteller inspired by kids

Vancouver Island Inuit storyteller inspired by kids | Story Route | Scoop.it
Before books, or even reading, should come the story, says Inuit storyteller and children's author Michael Kusugak.
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We all experience fantasy differently, which determines how much we enjoy it

We all experience fantasy differently, which determines how much we enjoy it | Story Route | Scoop.it
Whether you love the "Harry Potter" series or despise it, there may be a psychological explanation behind your opinion.
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The Basics Of Leadership Storytelling - Forbes

The Basics Of Leadership Storytelling - Forbes | Story Route | Scoop.it

Steve Denning's talk on leadership storytelling at the TEDx conference in Utrecht.

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Inspirational Photo Stories - Great Photography to Inform and Inspire You!

Inspirational Photo Stories - Great Photography to Inform and Inspire You! | Story Route | Scoop.it

When film was replaced by digital photography, Kodak shifted gears. Now they make good use of storytelling to sell their products.

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Stories Matter: How to Power Up Your Activism by Thaler Pekar

Stories Matter: How to Power Up Your Activism by Thaler Pekar | Story Route | Scoop.it
Why does Lisbeth Salander from Stieg Larsson's The Millennium Trilogy (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest) obsess me and make me feel empowered?
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New Fairytale TV Shows Praised by National Storytelling Expert - PR.com

New Fairytale TV Shows Praised by National Storytelling Expert - PR.com | Story Route | Scoop.it
New Fairytale TV Shows Praised by National Storytelling Expert - on PR.com...
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Social Storytelling for Business: 3 Easy Steps to Better Convey Your Message - Forbes

Social Storytelling for Business: 3 Easy Steps to Better Convey Your Message - Forbes | Story Route | Scoop.it
Sponsor PostTrue story:  I think we don't get to where we are in life without help from our mentors.  I have had a few really good ones in my life, but my first one was my teacher, my friend, and my pastor.  He was the first to speak to me as [...]...
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Steve Jobs, Joseph Campbell and the Myth of the Hero

Steve Jobs, Joseph Campbell and the Myth of the Hero | Story Route | Scoop.it

Much is being written about Steve Jobs as a hero -- but it's important to take a closer look at his whole journey.

 

"Steve Jobs didn't succeed in spite of his failures, he succeeded because of his failures. Steve Jobs is the quintessential American hero."


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Children's book project marries tech with storytelling - The Times of India

Children's book project marries tech with storytelling - The Times of India | Story Route | Scoop.it
Information technology and creative writing have come together in a unique project to create literature by children for children...
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Is storytelling the best form of theatre?

Is storytelling the best form of theatre? | Story Route | Scoop.it
Andy Field: The power of a well-spun tale never fades – instead it weaves you into a weird and wacky world of its, and your own, making...
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The tales we tell ourselves could change everything

The tales we tell ourselves could change everything | Story Route | Scoop.it

According to Harvard motivation theorist David McClelland, the waxing and waning of civilizations, and the growth and decline of economies, are heavily influenced by the stories we tell ourselves and our children. If the predominant images in our folktales, children’s stories, and popular myths are positive, and emphasize moderate risk-taking, creative initiative, personal responsibility, and long-range vision, McClelland contends, then our society as a whole, and the economy in particular, are more likely to flourish.

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Storytelling's Next Chapter: Software Automatically Turns Stories into Movies

Storytelling's Next Chapter: Software Automatically Turns Stories into Movies | Story Route | Scoop.it

Mercury Innovative - a developer of language processing software - is rolling out a new web application that automatically turns written stories into animated movies. Text in Motion™ brings excitement and...

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Tom George's comment, November 20, 2011 2:52 PM
Hey Karen, thanks for sharing this today. I would love to try something like this.
Karen Dietz's comment, November 20, 2011 2:54 PM
Yes, me too! If it works, it could be a real time saver.
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Using Storytelling to Conquer Children's Fears

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Both of my children have been upset by irrational fears this evening. For my three-year-old it began on Bonfire night.
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Can the Simple Act of Storytelling Help Them Heal?

Can the Simple Act of Storytelling Help Them Heal? | Story Route | Scoop.it
Let us celebrate and support the invaluable writing programs for veterans within our communities. And then let us listen to the stories our veterans speak.
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Storytelling Needs a New Name

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The world's second-oldest profession has danced back into people's lives wearing spiffy new showbiz threads. It is fixing to claim its place next to acting, music and the visual arts. As soon as it gets a new name.
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A CT. Teller's comment, November 11, 2011 9:15 PM
Storytelling doesn't need a new name we need a publicity campaign of awareness building for the form of oral tradition that is the performance storyteller, not a slam particpant, not a librarian...real storytelling Live and from memory
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Andy Rooney had unique gift for #storytelling: Morley Safer

Andy Rooney had unique gift for #storytelling: Morley Safer | Story Route | Scoop.it
A legend has died. One month after his final televised commentary, Andy Rooney has died from complications following minor surgery. He was 92.
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Storytelling gourds

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Among indigenous families in Peru's Mantaro Valley, carving gourds isn't an annual tradition, it's a living ancient art.
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November is Lifewriting Month - A Storied Career

November is Lifewriting Month - A Storied Career | Story Route | Scoop.it

Kathy Hansen always finds the best resources. Here's one with links to the Soleil Lifestory Network & a link to a free report.

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The Moth attracts light from storytellers

He is better looking and more talented than me, but Tom Bodett's life story sounded a lot like mine.
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personal storytelling | Scoop.it

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Exploring the world of constructing identity through personal storytelling, lifewriting, memoir, journaling, life stories, personal history, and more.
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