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    Five Step Process for Bringing Senses into Your Storytelling

    Following on from last weeks post, here is a five step process for including senses in your oral stories.



    Step one (and I know this is a big one):  Be story ready.  Have your story worked out.  Practice it a few times.  



    Step two:…

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    Posted by Kate Lawrence on June 14, 2016 at 6:39pm

    Smell that Lemon - Using Senses in Storytelling

    Imagine its a warm day and you are holding a ripe lemon.  Its been broken off a small branch of the lemon tree and along with a few lemon tree leaves there is also a little gathering of lemon flowers.  Put your nose up to the lemon, breathe in deeply and smell the sweet-sour scent of the fruit.  Now…

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    Posted by Kate Lawrence on June 6, 2016 at 8:53pm

    Ethics in Storytelling: Certainty Unleashed

    Ok, so I seem to be the most prolific blogger on this site at the momenty, but assuming that is ok, I will keep putting these posts up....

    Oh dear, ethics, what have I unleashed? When I thought all was certain, I find quicksand.

    It feels like I'm making a set…

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    Posted by Kate Lawrence on May 19, 2016 at 11:44pm — 2 Comments

    Ethics in Storytelling (No 1) - Words in Flow

    Ethics in personal storytelling, like in most areas, is complex and tricky.  In this series of blog posts (which at this point are just a blink in my eye, not planned, let alone written), I want to explore several aspects of storytelling ethics.



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    Posted by Kate Lawrence on May 13, 2016 at 9:00pm

     
     
     

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