If you love stories, it is entirely likely you also love to read. Hop over here to see some of the recommendations from the Tenx9 facilitators, both those in Nashville and Belfast. 

  • The magnificent Ira Glass, of This American Life (check it out – download it every week – listen and enjoy the deliciousness of it) has a few tips on storytelling here.
  • Dave Isay and all the folks of the Storycorps project, have a wealth of real stories on their website. It’s beautiful. Make yourself a cup of coffee and enjoy listening to them.  While you’re at it, buy Dave Isay’s excellent book Listening is an Act of Love.
  • The wonderful Fi Glover has a BBC radio 4 project called The Listening Project that’s really worthwhile.
  • You’ll find some tips from Tim Shephard here.
  • You’ll find some tips from Kate Merton, via the BBC here.

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

Filmmaker Andrew Stanton (“Toy Story,” “WALL-E”) shares what he knows about storytelling — starting at the end and working back to the beginning. Contains graphic language …

 

 

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