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194 - History & Your Story

StoryADay

Release Date: 01/09/2021

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Is this the year you transform yourself into a writer? Thinking about participating in StoryADay May? I have tips, tricks, and behind-the-scenes info from the 12th annual StoryADay May. Make sure you're signed up:

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Humans don’t just experience their lives. We infect each other with shared memories of how it felt to be watching historic events or a baby take their first steps. We transmit meaning through emotion, through story.

Getting good at telling stories isn’t trivial. It isn’t frivolous. And it certainly isn’t selfish...

Links: 

This episode: https://storyaday.org/episode194

The writing prompt: https://storyaday.org/wow-taste