Storytelling is a craft that is as old as life itself. A powerful communication tool, important information is transferred between the members of communities.
It is common to each person that we learn in this way. Face to face we learn about life from the people around us and the stories that they tell. We can listen and take in our own interpretation as we imagine and relate to the characters whose journeys we become a part of.
Some stories become favourites and are embedded into our lives as the characters represent us. Our troubles, our successes and challenges as well as our hopes and desires.
There is powerful opportunity to inspire change and understanding through the medium of telling stories.
This may be through books, movies, songs and poems.
The author carefully constructs their key messages they want to impart upon their audience.
Subjects that we may not discuss or understand can be delivered to us through the metaphor of storytelling.
Different characters and different genres help make this possible. story telling is largely based on one of a few frameworks which are universal to us all regardless of culture.
The three main components of course are the beginning, the middle and the end.
There will be the characters a plot and a concern or problem to be resolved.
Revolving around a central theme, there will be a final outcome written to and by the perspective of the characters.
There may be plot twists to totally immerse the reader or watcher.
Stories have the power to connect and unite us. They are learning opportunities that can inspire change. They help us to consider the perspective of others.
The Prosperity Project is a place to discover a course that is all about Storytelling that shows you how to create stories that share your messages and content.
The online forum is a place to share your stories throughout the creative processes.
For children, story telling is integral in shaping their world beyond their own understanding through exciting characters and plots that link closely to their personal experiences.
Story telling in business is a medium that invites you to write to your reader and capture their attention, perhaps by allowing them to relate to you and get to know you before they buy or sell from you.