Sunday, 2 August 2015
Books Beyond Words - A new shape to storytelling?
I've been working on a fascinating new publication by the good people at Books Beyond Words and been tested greatly by a very different way of creating the material of a story - in this case to address the problems of weight gain across society and particularly how these impact on those with learning difficulties. It is a process that sees a group of people – coming at the problem from a variety of angles and either from the sphere of health professionals or those that have tackled the issue personally – write a story and develop characters together.
There's a link here to a film showing the first editorial meeting:
And an article covering the next stage of the process here:
This is really worthwhile work, and I've been helped greatly by everyone involved. My thanks.
More on the project as it develops.