Skip to main content

The Art of Storytelling - Story @ Home Conference

I've been thinking about the art of storytelling a bit lately. Technology has changed the way we tell our stories.

I leave status updates on Facebook, I tweet at random, I upload pictures to Instagram, I write blog posts. My stories are scattered everywhere online. Yet, I probably write in my journal less and I haven't printed pictures in ages (on my to do list).

I was at CES a couple of weeks ago and talking with a guy from Fuji Film. And he told me that the tactile experience associated with holding a photograph improves our memory of the actual moment. So children who have lots of photographs of themselves at a younger age, have better recall of those events. I've been looking for a link with the data, but I can't find it. However I think I would totally agree. And I'd add, I think I need a little more old school in my life. Smelly markers and sparkly journal I'm on my way!

The reason I've been thinking about all of this is because I was asked to speak about sharing stories at a blogger/family history conference called Story @ Home. The theme of the conference is obviously storytelling. They'll be discussing blogging, social media and family history.

the art of storytelling conference
Scroll to Continue

Recommended for You

Event Details:

Full Conference Admission: $79

March 9-10, SLC

Agenda: Writing workshops, breakout sessions, keynotes, inspiration



evo conference

Announcing evo Conference 2011!

The time has come to share the dates for evo ’11 with you. Mark your calendars!

Picture 53

EVO'10 Opening Keynote

We kicked off EVO’10 with 4 fabulous speakers focused on the theme “Evolution Defined”. Nirasha Jaganath, Stephanie Quilao, Wendy Sachs and Heather Spohr left us inspired and in awe.

Spider Web Frame

Halloween Home Decor

Looking for awesome Halloween home decor ideas? Here are 10 easy projects to add some more haunt to your house!

Toy Story 4 Offical Trailer

The Official Toy Story 4 Trailer is HERE!

Will every Toy Story movie make you cry all the tears? The answer is YES.

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

The Facts About Online Predators Every Parent Should Know

Of course it's natural to be concerned when your kid goes into an unknown world. But instead of acting out of fear, arm yourself with the facts so that you can help your kids be smart, cautious, and savvy.