1 more framework to tell a story or design an engaging event
20 Saturday Mar 2010
Written by Jo Jordan in POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY, WELLBEING & POETRY
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Did you miss out on learning to tell stories at school?
I did Latin at school. I am mostly OK with nouns, verbs and sentence strucuture. But I was taught to write in the dry style of academic reports.
I am not alone. Those of us who wasted our time with this type of education, have literally to be re-educated to tell a story, about someone, with sentence structures that are easy on the ear and inviting to the reader.
We start a long way back. It’s not that we can’t grasp the mechanics. We don’t really have the concept, let alone the experience.
Another for telling a story or designing a popular event
Well here is another list of steps that are useful for telling stories and designing events as a story. I found it in an old notebook and didn’t want to throw it away.
#4 Avatar walks the talk [I added a note here – multiple voices?]
#5 Position yourself. Does fashion determine the event? Or does the event determine fashion? I wonder what this means? Whatever, my notes say that your position affects who joins in.
#6 Think about Gen Y and the accoutrements of Gen Y – mobile phones, virtual money, etc.
#8 Defragmentation [?]
#9 Fashion exclusivity
Well, I wonder where that list came from? It looks as if it will be fairly useful for evaluating a plan or diagnosing your reaction to a plan.
Can you elaborate any part of it for me?