What is a story? In the simplest terms, a story is a report of real or fictitious events. Seems simple enough right? Hardly. Have you ever listened to two different people recount the same event, yet there is a stark contract between these two stories? One person can break away on tangents trying to relay … Continue reading Final Portfolio: How and why is it important for you to tell stories?
Here is a link to my story: https://www.dropbox.com/s/nlivu0nmwsjnqzm/1080p-1.mov?dl=0
I came across this StoryCorps story and was struck by the humility and humanity of the narrator. It's amazing what a little kindness and a hot meal can bring about. I've recently seen an increase in stories about people from opposite sides coming together to break bread, and I feel this particular story really catches … Continue reading Digital Story Critique
This week's reading was another from Joe Lambert, and was a more structured view of storytelling than from the previous reading of his. He breaks down his story telling process into 7 distinct parts: Owning Your Insights Owning Your Emotions Finding the Moment Seeing Your Story Hearing Your Story Assembling Your Story Sharing Your Story … Continue reading Read and Response – Chapter 5: 7 Steps of Digital Storytelling
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I came across this Great Big Story video of a 55 generation family tradition. The Sudo family in Japan has been making sake for over 850 years, and has been directly passed down from generation to generation. https://www.greatbigstory.com/stories/sudo-family-sake Economy: I feel that the economy of the story was very well thought out. We receive a … Continue reading Digital Story Critique
One of the underlying worries I have is that my next child will have autism, and I have no idea how to cope with something like that. Asperger's runs on both sides of the family, so I know it's a very real possibility, but each time I think about that possibility I feel guilty that … Continue reading Digital Story Critique – 11/2
One of the more interesting forms of storytelling I feel has come in this past few decades into the public eye is slam poetry. The idea of slam poetry is that the poet or poets perform their pieces before an audience to judge. Most often these types of poetry are centered around some social issue … Continue reading Storytelling Scholarship 10/31