STORY SHARING GAME
WHY IT’S THE PERFECT GAME FOR NOW
REASON #1 :
It Will Help Us Feel Closer
(to each other and ourselves)
2020 - 202?
“We tell ourselves stories in order to live.”
― Joan Didion, Writer & Journalist
During a time that we've lost many traditions, start a new tradition affirming your own life with the fast paced Story Sharing Game. Play in person or virtually. Discover how learning to shape simple situations from your life into entertaining 'mini-bite' stories can coax out fresh perspectives from yourself, and lead to unexpectedly rewarding exchanges with others !
Reassess & Preserve Your Own History
We’ve become such ravenous consumers of professionally produced, mind-blowing or hilarious storytelling, that we no longer value our own storytelling about our seemingly ordinary lives.
#1 of the top 15 hobbies people are doing during
the pandemic is ‘Viewing TV Shows and Films’,
with 70% of the people surveyed doing it.
Even though tracing your ancestry has become a popular hobby, many of us don't know much about our own family history -- that’s not going back generations – that’s about the family you’re currently in: kids, parents, siblings, relatives, and partners.
Each day we each experience a range of new little situations that seep inside and ripple in strange ways (sometimes good ways), altering how we'll think and act tomorrow. Yet we barely stop to mull over these situations, much less share a vivid telling of our daily lives with the people closest who supposedly know us. Part of that is because we don’t see the importance of our own stories. Part of that is that we don’t know how to tell what we experienced in a coherent way; we don’t want to bore you (or ourselves).
The Story Sharing Game lessons will help you become a vivid StoryTeller. Every time you play the Game you’ll create 'mini-bite' stories out of seemingly random situations from your life. If you audio record and preserve the stories, in the future you can turn them into written stories and self-published booklets or (if someone likes to create illustrations) comics !
The Game Is Fun, Creative,
Easy-Yet-Challenging, & Free !
Discover That For Yourself !
STORY SHARING GAME !
People are making use of their protracted time at home during the pandemic to take up new hobbies, like cooking or learning an instrument, fixing up their homes, and playing games. It’s great to play games where you laugh together (even if virtually) and test your knowledge and strategic abilities.
How To Initiate Intergenerational Storytelling
(6) Word Memoir Writing
Have Fun As Actors & Improv These Situations (Set a time limit for improvs)
Sites & Resources To Enable You To Share A Remote Gathering With Others