Presentation on theme: "Telling Your Story with Backfence PDX FEAST Leadership Network Webinar February 25, 2015."— Presentation transcript:
Telling Your Story with Backfence PDX FEAST Leadership Network Webinar February 25, 2015
Welcome Closing the Hunger Gap Backfence PDX Intros What is storytelling? Structure & Flow Engagement & Impact Q&A Agenda
Closing the Hunger Gap Network & Conference Closing the Hunger Gap is a network of food banks, anti- hunger advocates, and food justice activists from across North America working to strengthen community food systems. National Conference Food banks, farms, and organizations focused on health, education, and food justice Sept 13 – 16 in Portland, Oregon
B. FRAYN MASTERS is the Executive Producer and Host of the Back Fence PDX storytelling series. She is also the PDX Producer for The Moth GrandSLAM. She has also taught Art of Communication & Storytelling classes through Portland Center Stage Art of Business to a variety of professionals including everyone from School Teachers, Bank Executives, Real Estate Agents, Writers, HR Personal, Ad Copywriters, IT people and more. She has also taught narrative improv in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle. She is a professional copywriter and scriptwriter, in addition to writing for various magazines and online entities.Back Fence PDXThe Moth GrandSLAM scriptwriter MINDY NETTIFEE is an award winning poet and storyteller who has taught creative writing and performance classes at over 50 colleges and universities across the US. She is the director of the nonprofit Write Now Poets, a Producer with Back Fence PDX, and a Host for The Moth. She is the author of the acclaimed writing how-to guide Glitter In The Blood (Write Bloody Press) and has over 13 years of experience in development and communications for nonprofit organizations.
Story is about respect, not disdain, for the audience.
Story is found in the charged human truths beneath the facts.
STRUCTURE & FLOW
The music of story is conflict.
ENGAGMENT & IMPACT
Leave them wanting more.
LEAVE THEM WANTING TO KNOW MORE
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