Maybe you’re thinking about taking one of StoryCenter’s public workshops, but you’re hesitating for some reason. If at all possible, take the StoryCenter workshop. In person. Wherever it may be. There are too many aspects of StoryCenter’s workshop model that have no substitute. The story circle. The one-on-one, face-to-face script feedback. The interactive video editing tutorials focused explicitly on creating your story. The group discussion of how StoryCenter’s “seven steps” operate in the example stories….
There’s probably a song on your phone that perfectly captures the atmosphere of your story. Maybe your story is even about a particular song that was playing on the radio the first time you kissed a boy. Or the song aunt sang at your grandfather’s funeral. Or maybe you’re writing about your father’s passion for Yankee Stadium, but you don’t have any pictures of your own that capture the grandeur of the Bronx palace….