Tag: storytelling

Homeless child

Storytelling lifeline for a homeless boy

  “Sol’s” story is true, though I’ve changed his name out of deference for the young hero. I met him while working as Storytelling Director for Stagebridge, the US’s oldest senior theatre company. This story first appeared on January 26, 2011, on StoryRoute. Missing a chance to shine Marijo Joseph, a talented performer who often worked with Stagebridge, was teaching Sol… Read more →

Disappearing Pumpkin Cover

Small Scale Stories are only slightly off kilter

Though I’ve been invisible here, I’ve been producing like crazy. It’s time to share the goodies pouring out of this busy brain of mine. So this post is in celebration. Ta Da! Announcing…the third volume in the Small Scale Stories series is on Amazon in print form and as an interactive book for Kindle readers. Here’s the intro: Night falls.… Read more →

Book covers for Small Scale Stories

Small Scale Stories now available as books

One of my Instagram friends recently told me I see the whole world as stories. Guilty as charged. When I take my camera for a walk, I keep my ears, eyes and heart open. Stories are everywhere. One day I noticed a plastic bag caught in a tree. I thought some dog owner had scooped the poop and lost the… Read more →

Listen up – the world’s talking to you!

When I started posting photographs to Facebook, I would sometimes hear a story as I looked at a particular photo. So I began writing micro-tales to go along with the ones that spoke to me. I was having such fun with them, I started using Canva to make them into posts I could upload to Instagram, as well as Facebook,… Read more →

Which cover works best?

A little while ago, I ordered a few print copies of my forthcoming book, Cloud Talk. It is a gathering of some of my Turtle Talk stories and photos. In this first collection, clouds are the storytellers. They travel. They play with friends. They pull tricks on each other and the people below. The book is family friendly. Parents and… Read more →

Your words are powerful

Arnold Mungioli’s Live the Questions Now is one of my favourite blogs. You’ll see why with this excerpt from a recent post. When he went to the funeral of a friend’s mom, he had written something for her. Believing his rushed writing was not “as fleshed out nor as Poetic nor as Deeply Expressive” as it could have been, he… Read more →

Ghost Stories

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Sky Dragon

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Pooh Cloud

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Wind’s Story

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