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Different Perspectives of Storytelling for Extension EducatorsESP Scholarship Recipient Report  By Colleen Gengler, ESP Life Member
September 27, 2017
Thank you to ESP, Pi Chapter, for the scholarship to attend NEAFCS Minnesota Affiliate’s Professional Development Day - Different Perspectives of Storytelling for Extension Educators. I was honored to open the day by sharing the family memoir I co-authored, Under Minnesota Skies.

My presentation was following by Mary Marzak and Becky Beyers talking about “The Art and Science of Storytelling.” I knew that given who the presenters were, I would go home with new resources and knowledge about storytelling. The session did not disappoint!

From time to time in book presentations, I’ve been asked how to get started in writing family stories as well as how our book came about. Mary and Becky talked about the process of telling stories and how they evolve. Mary used a graphic, which included the beginning or introduction, the meat of the story a…