Category Archives: Storytelling

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I’ve been writing for 30+ years and I’ve written for regional publications, one national pub, one international pub and a number of online publications. And I wrote in previous posts about self-publishing because I have a couple of manuscripts I’m … Continue reading

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From Annie Dillard’s “To Fashion a Text”

The following passages are often quoted and you can find them on various blogs and web sites. I first encountered the piece in a collection of essays on the memoir by William Zinsser. These selected passages are about nonfiction and … Continue reading

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Ten Puns

Subject: 10 PUNS 1. Two vultures board an airplane, each carrying two dead raccoons. The stewardess looks at them and says, “I’m sorry, gentlemen, only only one carrion allowed per passenger.” 2. Two fish swim into a concrete wall. The … Continue reading

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Storytelling

A few months a back, I attended a meeting at the local chapter of a national organization devoted to training. The subject of that month’s meeting was “storytelling.” After chapter business and the box lunches were done, the facilitator introduced … Continue reading

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Videos About Writing

Okay. What I am about to tell you is likely old,old news to many people. But hey, it’s my blog and so it’s new to me. Today I was talking to another writer about writing and perhaps creating a writing … Continue reading

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Handbook Interrupted

There are four of us who meet every three weeks for a couple of hours in what is a critique group. Each of us brings four or five pages of something they wrote and we all critique it. My work … Continue reading

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Stortytelling in Training

Here’s an article in TD magazine about the role of story telling in training. The author encourages trainers to use story elements, setting, characters, conflict and a climax. Who would have thought. Good stuff. Read the entire piece here.

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