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:

http://booksbeyondwords.co.uk/news/isn’t-it-time-beyond-words-book-weight-loss

And an article covering the next stage of the process here:

http://www.booksbeyondwords.co.uk/news/roses-journey-weight-loss-book-update


This is really worthwhile work, and I've been helped greatly by everyone involved. My thanks.
More on the project as it develops.

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