Episode #18 of Speak Up Storytelling is now ready for your listening pleasure.
On this week’s episode, Elysha Dicks and I talk about finding excellent stories in your everyday life using my strategy "Homework for Life." We discuss how the stories we find in a day can sometimes be the building blocks of much larger stories. We also hear from two listeners on how Homework for Life is changing their lives.
Then we listen to Ron Apter's outstanding story about fatherhood, followed by commentary and critique, including:
Building a story from a single moment
Stories that take place in narrowly defined settings
Two strategies to create humor in storytelling
Next, Elysha and I answer a listener question about using swear words and racial, ethnic, and religious slurs in storytelling.
Lastly, we each offer a recommendation.
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