ARK: Survival Evolved Journal Day 3

Disclaimer: Some of the below links may be affiliate links, if you want more information on what that means you can view my full disclaimer here This is a continuation of my adventures in the game of ARK: Survival Evolved Journal Day 3, you can read the previous entries here: Day 1, Day 2 A new day Well it was another relatively quiet night in our new little base. Heard some raptors calling to each other […]

The developing history of story telling through film 

 Disclaimer: Some of the below links may be affiliate links, if you want more information on what that means you can view my full disclaimer here Are you interested in the how your favorite movies were developed? What history is behind the scenes of your favorite movie? How the history of story telling through film has developed? if so hopefully this article will shed some light on it for you! History of story telling through film: […]

ARK: Survival Evolved Journal Day 2

Disclaimer: Some of the below links may be affiliate links, if you want more information on what that means you can view my full disclaimer here Recap: Well so much for plans of surviving here and showing the aliens that I couldn’t be conquered. But waking up naked on the beachside yet again after being eaten by a rather large and foul breathed Carno, I am resolved to make the best of my situation and survive […]

The history of storytelling in songs

Disclaimer: Some of the below links may be affiliate links, if you want more information on what that means you can view my full disclaimer here We have been using music and songs to tell stories for almost as long as we have been telling stories. Some of the earliest recorded stories in song are from approximately 3,400 years ago! One example of this is the song of Moses and Miriam as the Israelite’s left the land of Egypt, recorded […]

ARK Survival Evolved Journal: Day 1

Disclaimer: Some of the below links may be affiliate links, if you want more information on what that means you can view my full disclaimer here This is the start of my adventures in ARK Journal series, much as I did with my adventures in Day-Z. Where am I? I wake up on a beach, with nothing…. Except for this weird implant in my arm… The last thing I remember was setting up my tent and […]

5 Tips to Telling Epic Bedtime Stories

Disclaimer: Some of the below links may be affiliate links, if you want more information on what that means you can view my full disclaimer here Bedtime Stories My three-year-old daughter has recently gotten to the point where she wants a story either read or told to her every night (and frequently throughout the day as well), but there are only so many times that you can read Tacky the Penguin or Blueberries for Sal before […]

Three reasons that I play ARK: Survival Evolved

Disclaimer: Some of the below links may be affiliate links, if you want more information on what that means you can view my full disclaimer here  Intro So now that I have finished up my adventures in Day-Z for the time being, you are probably wondering what game I am playing now, well, I have started playing ARK: Survival Evolved, a great open world game that allows for lots of emergent storytelling. So, what are my […]

Three types of Interactive Storytelling

Disclaimer: Some of the below links may be affiliate links, if you want more information on what that means you can view my full disclaimer here  What is Interactive Storytelling?  Simply put, interactive storytelling is where the audience plays a role in telling the outcome of the story. This can be either by a storyteller asking their audience what they think happened next, and then incorporating that feedback into their story, such as when a parent might […]

Day Z Journal Day 9

This is a continuation of my adventures in the game Day-Z, you can read the earlier adventures here: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8 Ahh the smell of fresh pine needles! Much preferable to the stench of rotting flesh and decay that I have grown accustomed to while wandering around the town below me.  Resting comfortably in the fact that I have plenty of food, […]