Episode 2: Seven Essential Ingredients

seven essential ingredients for episode 2

In Episode 1 we considered how to choose the story to tell; who it is about, its scope and why it is important to tell.

Our families have roots that stretch back in time to other places and other dimensions – the past lives of our ancestors have had their impact on us. Family History is made up of the myriad of stories of individuals in our family tree and it is from these stories that we get a true sense of ‘who we think we are’.

In Episode 2 we consider the essential ingredients for your story!

Digital Storytelling Tips:

Episode 2: Seven Essential Ingredients

These 7 essential ingredients were developed by Joe Lambert from the StoryCenter, the continuing education facility for digital storytelling around the world. Your storytelling success will be enhanced by including them in your story.

  1. Point of View
  2. Dramatic Question
  3. Emotional Content
  4. Authentic Voice
  5. Soundtrack
  6. Pacing
  7. Economy

Storytellers you can learn the art of Digital Storytelling Online through this self-paced course and collaborate with other participating storytellers. Take advantage of the special price for the next 10 enrolled participants.

Join the growing community of enthusiastic digital storytellers in social media and learn from other family historians at Digital Storytelling Community

One thought on “Episode 2: Seven Essential Ingredients

  1. Well done, Carole, as ever.

    And these are unique, or at the very least very infrequent comments, notes and information on Pathways AND the surrounding context.

    Most useful!

    Thank you,

    Andre Pilon/ ABLAZE ________________________________

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