Call for True Stories, November's Stories at the Storey
Myths shape, define, and sometimes confine us. Some are absorbed by others; some disappear from memory or seem to, while others transcend time, geography and language.
Myths are all around us. Their plots underpin our origins, our stories. They shape how we view ourselves and the world around us. They travel with us, through us, in spite of us. Through myths we learn and tell our own stories. We also learn through mistakes: the ones we make and the ones others make.
This month Stories at the Storey’s celebrates with two themes: myths and mistakes (both loosely interpreted). We’re looking for stories about mythical beings, events, places, things, origins and endings. We're also looking for stories about mistakes you have made or been impacted by, mistakes you've learned from, and even mistakes you make time and time again.
The themes are open to your interpretation.
What am I writing about? I'm not sure. I'm fascinated with origin stories and the ways we invent and reinvent ourselves I may write about that. What are you writing?
If you have a true story to share, email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to sign up for your 3-5-minute (2-4 pages A4) open-mic slot.
Not sure you're ready to read your true story? That’s fine too. Come by and listen. If you would like to share a story but want us to offer some feedback, get in touch. We can help you get your story ready.
When: Thursday, November 29, 7-8 PM
Where: Printroom Café, Lancaster
Sponsored by Graduate College, Stories at the Storey is a pay what you decide event. Readers are not asked to or expected to pay. Order free tickets via Eventbrite.