Hopeful Thoughts to Keep You Telling
...Even When Times Are Hard
"These articles are very uplifting to my spirit.... I am re-editing my master's thesis and struggling to clarify the ideas you laid out so effortlessly about storytelling, leadership and the storytelling movement. " - Nina Serrano, Oakland, CA.
It's all-too-easy to get discouraged about the value of storytelling in our society. After all, we are surrounded by these attitudes:
This 73-page, downloadable book (ebook) - which is also available in hard copy - sets out to help us storytellers remember why our work is important. To help us keep moving toward our vision, even when the daily tasks get overwhelming and the societal misconceptions threaten to derail us.
- Art in general is just a frill. Storytelling is probably not even an art.
- You can't make a real contribution to modern society through something low-tech and old-fashioned.
- Even if storytelling itself was important, you probably don't have what it takes to make a difference.
Through fifteen chapters in six sections, Does Your Storytelling Really Matter? takes on the fallacies and offers specific ways that storytelling can help us all:
For the price of a dinner out, you can fortify yourself with an inspiring touchstone - that will not only help you remember why your art is important, but also broaden your understanding of it.
- In hard times
- For reaching the next generation
- In a diverse society
- In modern times
- For leadership
- For hope and gratitude
"Touched me deeply and gave me a magnificient view from another perspective." - Bob Gingerich, York, PA