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Sandra Marinella’s The Story You Need to Tell is a collection of illuminating stories that show us the power of writing to transform our lives.
Sandra Marinella has written a wonderful guide for all those struggling to make sense of the story of their lives! It can serve as the perfect prescription for real healing.
The Story You Need to Tell is a beautifully written book with stories that inspire the readers to make their way through trauma, illness, loss, and hardship.
Sandra Marinella brings keen research skills, a brilliant storytelling voice and a distinguished teaching career to this cohesive guide for writing the unspeakable.
Change your story and you can change your life. Our brains think in story. Our lives hang on our stories. In the midst of an illness, a trauma, or a loss, our stories can help sustain and heal us. Our workshops explore the power of our stories.
An empty page can be intimidating. Lets find our words, by creating a short list of personal images or metaphors. What are you like? Are you a tiger lily in bloom? An early morning sunrise? A salsa dancer? A bird in flight? A wise yogi? A tree? A road racer? A rainbow? A hot fudge sundae? A dragonfly? Etc. Open yourself up. Forget grammar and mechanics. Just work to explore whatever comparisons come into your head.
After you have a list of five to ten metaphors, freewrite for ten minutes or more:
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