Organization and Remembering Your Story
Oral stories are different than essays or written texts. They are never told the same way twice. They require interaction between the audience and the storyteller. Gesture, eye contact, and 'reading' your audience so you can pace your story are all important. This means you can't read your story from a page. It means you need to live your story as you tell it. You will not write your story down from start to finish, but there are a couple of great ways to help you remember the order of significant events, emotions, and details.
- Mind Mapping
- Storyboarding (just like when we do videos)
- Flow Chart
- Step Visualization