Passion

Sharing Personal Stories Across Generations.

Stories that transition multiple generation. [flattr /] I remember clearly talking to my Grandfather before his death in 1981 about the soon returning astronomical event that is Halley’s Comet due in 1986. He remembered it’s last visit to our part of the solar system in 1910 when he was just a boy of 11. He […]

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Choice – Decisions that Lead to Life Changing Events

Could those choices you made be the the start of the greatest moments in your life? [flattr /] When we think back over our life, to those momentous times and greatest events, I wonder if there is a pattern of decisions we make that can help us with our storytelling. Think back over the major […]

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Why Record a Life Story?

Most of us don’t have interesting lives. Actually when it comes down to it, even people who have interesting lives have a gazillion tedious little events that when combined may eventually develop into something interesting.  If we were to listen to everything we would realise that the vast majority of their life is much like […]

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Episode 9 : Storytelling Skills and Technique

http://media.blubrry.com/createyourlifestory/p/createyourlifestory.com/MP3/2010/CYLS9.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download ()Subscribe: Android | RSSTelling Your Story – Authentic, Laconic and Captivating Click to share on Twitter You’re Telling Your Story Storytelling is the art of taking a story,  your story or another’s and retelling that story.  Creating entertainment utilising all the skills of theatre to modifying your style […]

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A Trillion Hours, What Are We Doing with Them?

Today while listening to the BBC Digital Planet interview with Clay Shirky I realised something that is about what we are doing here. Clay Shirky in his book Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age states that there is globally one trillion hours of spare time per year that in the past was […]

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Episode 8 : Talking of Passion

http://media.blubrry.com/createyourlifestory/p/createyourlifestory.com/MP3/2010/CYLS8.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:33 — 35.5MB)Subscribe: Android | RSSPassion – The compelling force of any kind of feeling or emotion. Click to share on Twitter Episode Eight of Create Your Life Story is about the Passion that is the energy behind all great stories.  It is a term used in […]

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A Passionate Conversation is Easy

At the start of a Life Story project it’s easy to think “What will I talk about?” Now we all know that all lives are filled with the big and the small things but the events that matter the most are the ones that we are passionate about.  These are also the events that that […]

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