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Storytelling Truth Telling Lampara Seminar 2017


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Workshop on storytelling and writing

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Storytelling Truth Telling Lampara Seminar 2017

  1. 1. Storytelling as Truth Telling Creating Stories for Character Building Zarah C. Gagatiga Blogger. Librarian. Author. Storyteller. Teacher
  2. 2. Truth as we know it There is no truth. There is only perception. ~ Gustave Flaubert
  3. 3. Truth as we know itTruth as we know it There is no truth. There is only the truth in every moment. ~ Sri Ramana Maharshi
  4. 4. If you cannot find the truth where you are , where else do you expect to find it. ~ Dogen Zenji Truth as we know it
  5. 5. My truths. My stories. ● My first book published by ABC CLIO, Libraries Unlimited, 2011 ● Collaborative work: Dianne de Las Casas, Yumi Pitargue, Bernadette Solina-Wolf, friends in the writing and LIS profession
  6. 6. We all begin somewhere. When you are lost or confused, always go back to the beginning of things. Retrace your steps. You will find your way again.
  7. 7. Stories connect us to our past and allow us to envision the future.
  8. 8. We all go through life cycles. We are all pilgrims. We journey through life and experience its ups and downs. To complete a life cycle is to return home.
  9. 9. Stories are lamp lights in the dark of night.
  10. 10. Stories are personal. We reveal a little bit of ourselves in the stories we tell and in the fiction that we write.
  11. 11. Mama, are we poor?
  12. 12. Stories are legacies. Stories are special gifts that can be given away. #parangpagibig
  13. 13. Stories are universal. We share with humanity our significant human experiences.
  14. 14. Stories bring people together. Storytelling builds communities. When the world is off kilter, we turn to stories to find its center and regain balance.
  15. 15. Tell stories. Change the world one story at a time. Hold the TRUTH lightly in your hands.