War Stories for Memorial Day

I’ve been looking for a good way to honor Memorial Day and those who have sacrificed for our country and was pleased to find Witness to War, from The Witness to War Foundation, “a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preserving the stories and unique experiences of combat veterans. It was … Continue reading

The Storytelling Bug: Roots in Childhood?

In a lovely post with beautiful photos (they look hand-tinted), “Dara,” who describes herself as “a twenty-something year old Christian and an aspiring historical fiction writer,” posed some interesting questions: Do you remember what age you started to read? What were some of your favorite books as a child? Were … Continue reading

More Story Quotes

Just a miscellaneous addition to the collection: Storytelling is really about connecting with people in the moment of telling the story. It’s something that happens in a dialogue between the storyteller and the audience. – Lea Thau, executive director of The Moth, a collective of New York City writers, actors, … Continue reading

What is A Storied Career?

A Storied Career is Kathy Hansen’s Blog that explores intersections among various forms and uses of storytelling, including journaling, organizational storytelling, storytelling for organizational entry, Writing to Learn, and keeping a Weblog (Blogging). A Storied Career has its roots in my PhD program, and my hope is that its scope … Continue reading