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Why Share Stories?

This novel opens with the heroine ‘distressing’ mince pies to pass them off as home-made. She’s trying to juggle career and family. The question you might ask me is not how, but why? StoryWorks launch party was a great success, … Continue reading

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Archetypal Figures

Are you a clever girl or a wise woman? A hero or a trickster? There’s more to you than meets the eye, but you have a certain personality. And this persona tends to be a self-fulfilling prophecy. Your self-image affects … Continue reading

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Voice Dialogue for Writers

Writing is an act of creation. That’s why fiction is often called creative writing. It can also be a form of re-creation, or therapy. When we write, we work out things in our own minds. The things our characters say … Continue reading

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The Story of Writing: From Stone Age to Kindle

Ever since the first men sat around their camp fire, people have wondered about the meaning of life. Who am I? Why am I here? One of the ways we answer these questions is to tell stories… ‘LifeWorks’ In the … Continue reading

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LifeWorks: Welcome

Welcome to LifeWorks: an alternative, ad hoc and occasionally aspirational look at using stories in everyday life. ‘LifeWorks: Using myth and archetype to compose your life script‘ (2012) Published by John Hunt (O-Books) ‘StoryWorks: A handbook for leaders, writers and … Continue reading

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