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Lunch: Storytelling: the Writers Tradition
NEW DATE TBD
57 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
Have you ever wondered how your
stories, told through the generations, shaped your legacy and informed your
writing? Would you like to explore your storytelling voice and learn how to
tell an unforgettable story? Enjoy three storytellers and their personal tales!
Discover basic tips for creating and crafting authentic stories that draw from
your cultural roots.
The author and two contributors
to Story Power will join in a lively telling and
discussion. Story Power is available for pre-order via this link.
Farrell will give a brief overview of the oral tradition
and how it guides the craft of writing. She will tell a story from Story
Power and discuss how her German immigrant heritage influenced her
Humaira Ghilzai will
share how Afghan folktales, proverbs, and the power of oral storytelling shaped
her as a writer, blogger, and cultural advisor.
SherylBize-Boutte will share experiences from her Creole relatives' expressive storytelling and how it helped to inform