Early Goals for Stories21 as a Community

One of my main motivations for creating Stories21 has been to create a space where an individual digital storyteller might be able to find an active community of other storytellers. Almost anyone could take the initiative and surf the web long enough to find all sort of lessons about storytelling, recommendations about photo/video hardware and editing software, and examples of other people‚Äôs digital stories. And yes, Stories21 hopes to be all of those things, too….

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Become a Contributor

When I was in graduate school*, I was ambitious about my career. I saw other graduate students who were working with some fantastic scholars, and I wanted to figure out how I could get in on the action. But the strategy that I latched onto was to try to become a small part of more significant scholarly endeavors. I looked for opportunities to do grunt work no one else wanted to do because it seemed…

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