“Everybody loves a good story, but good storytelling doesn't come easy to everybody. It's a skill that takes a lifetime to master. So study the great stories and then go find some of your own. Your stories will get better the more you tell them.”
When you read story did you think of words? Video, Maybe a story on Instagram? I thought of words. But, I'm an English teacher.
Nishantha tells story through video. Have you seen his feed lately? His home movies of our family are gorgeous: @nishantha.unantenne .
I'm so proud of him. I am grateful for the memories he capturing--except when he films me in full infant mom mode before I've had any coffee.
We both love stories. Our mutual love of reading was one of the first things we liked about each other. Now, we're both spending time working on hobbies related to storytelling.
As I type, I can hear his chalk outlining an idea in his office. Our kids are asleep. Many couples use this time to watch stories. Instead, we're recording ours.
P.S. Thank you to everyone who watches my Instagram stories, too.
Quote: Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered by Austin Kleon
#teachermom on maternity leave • reader • vlogger • teacher trainer • MS ELL teacher • SoCal • screen-zombie fighter • recovering teachaholic