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anastasia-m-ashman's picture
Jun.02.2013
    Tara and I've been so inspired by what our GlobalNiche community is making happen in your global niche -- finding ways to meld music, travel, & fashion; food, culture, film and academia; performance improv and workplace behavior design. That's you. Interests/...
robert-earle's picture
May.12.2013
Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami is a congenial, amusing, yet slow-moving novel that demonstrates the fundamental truth about fiction and storytelling in general: there are no rules.  This novel could be called “magical realism” in that things occur that we know can’t occur and haven’t...
matthew-michael-hanlon's picture
Mar.12.2013
This list of 22 tips recently made the rounds, thanks to Aerogramme Writers' Studio, and was originally compiled by former Pixar story artist Emma Coats.It's one of those lists you could keep pinned up to the cork board in your office that you look up to for reminders of where...
kim-packard's picture
Feb.26.2013
Storytelling seems like a disappearing art to me, largely replaced by movies. So I consider myself lucky to have come across several storytellers at a Celtic Festival and am surprised to learn that there are university programs that offer courses on storytelling. Storytelling Theory and Practice...
kim-packard's picture
Jan.18.2013
My family did not have television until I turned ten years old when my parents decided it was time to introduce their daughters to educational shows which I unfortunately can't remember seeing much of. Perhaps I got enough exposure to history and science at school (where I remember feeling sorry...
charles-davis's picture
Jan.10.2013
Toward the turn of the last millennium, we moved to Andalucía after more years in Barcelona than I care to remember. I’m reticent about recalling how long we were there because it was long enough to have learned both Catalan and Spanish, yet my Catalan was restricted to puzzling out the directions...
suellen-ocean's picture
Jan.04.2013
My parents grew up during the depression. Sometimes my mother didn't wish to talk about her childhood, like the time they had to burn the piano to keep warm. She grew up in a beautiful home her father and his brothers built. Her father built homes along the river in Atchison, Kansas and several...
sarah-cotchaleovitch's picture
Dec.22.2012
  The stork, right? Oh, wait, I'm getting confused--the stork is for babies. With stories, it's a muse, or some other mysterious Something Out There. And while I joke about my muse or a great cosmic ocean of stories that trickle or flood into the minds and out of the pens of the writers they...
lynn-henriksen's picture
Nov.11.2012
Catching Spirits Event–Daughters & Sons Share Soulful Stories from the Award-Winning Guidebook “TellTale Souls Writing the Mother Memoir” at Books Inc, Alameda, November 16th at 7 p.m. Who is your MOM deep down inside? How will she be remembered? Why does it matter? Daughters and sons who...
katherine-holmes's picture
Nov.08.2012
Books are a forest and it’s hard to see the trees, except the tall ones or the old ones. But when you enter the forest, it’s the new growth that emits the sunlight.... Thursday, November 8, 2012   Storyteller or dramatic narrator? With a review of Elizabeth Zahzam's God of Wine  ...