Telling Your Own Stories #2020

Telling Your Own Stories Donald Davis Telling Your Own Stories Telling Your Own Stories is designed for families teachers counselors or anyone who wants to inspire storytelling either in themselves or in others The book has proved useful for preachers salespe

  • Title: Telling Your Own Stories
  • Author: Donald Davis
  • ISBN: 9780874832358
  • Page: 419
  • Format: Paperback
  • Telling Your Own Stories Donald Davis Telling Your Own Stories is designed for families, teachers, counselors, or anyone who wants to inspire storytelling either in themselves or in others The book has proved useful for preachers, salespeople, conference and seminar presenters, librarians, scout leaders, and business motivators especially Through a series of memory prompts, the user is led through the creatiTelling Your Own Stories is designed for families, teachers, counselors, or anyone who wants to inspire storytelling either in themselves or in others The book has proved useful for preachers, salespeople, conference and seminar presenters, librarians, scout leaders, and business motivators especially Through a series of memory prompts, the user is led through the creation of plots, of place, and of characters Donald Davis, one of Americas most prominent storytellers, offers his advice in this first how to title.
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    1. If you ever get the opportunity to hear gifted North Carolina storyteller, Donald Davis ddavisstoryteller , seize the chance to do so He is a living treasure, a riveting teller who captures the fine details of life in Appalachia Failing a personal appearance, there are many cds of his work available This book is a collection of conversation starters that will elicit wonderful stories from your family and friends Fans of the StoryCorps project and anyone working on a family history project will f [...]

    2. Some very interesting exercises and prompts, as well as an excellent and concise explanation of what makes a story It s than twenty years old now, and could stand an update to reflect the fact that video recording, for example, is within most people s power Still worthwhile though, and it made me want to try and capture some of my family s stories.

    3. Written by a master storyteller, this little book is like a workshop in a book for telling personal and family stories Though the expected story prompt questions are scattered throughout, what sets this book apart is the emphasis on shaping and telling your stories.

    4. This book was quite informative I was surprised I guess its like they say don t judge a book by its cover I do feel I judged it by its shortness though I really enjoyed his prompts for writing and felt they gave me some great ideas I would definitely recommend this book especially when you are trying to write about family stories it was very helpful in this aspect as well as learning to describing with all your senses in your stories.

    5. Donald Davis is a great storyteller Go to a storytelling festival where he is appearing and you will fall in love with story telling if you haven t already This is a small guide book for prodding questions for family history and family stories

    6. I recommended this book to my WISE Woman Book Club, an eclectic group of women that I thought would benefit from the this wonderful gem of a book by master storyteller Donald Davis The stories shared from prompts within the book were fun, funny and heartwarming Love this book

    7. This book is short and sweet but makes some really thought provoking points about how story telling is much than just words Highly recommended for all memory keepers.

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