2.2 million books published each year, yet more stories have yet to be written.American novelist Alice Walker states, “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any,” and the director of the International Storytelling Center, Jimmy Neil Smith, says, “We are all storytellers.
We all live in a network of stories. There isn’t a stronger connection between people than storytelling.”Even with the large number of books published annually, there are still stories to be told.
The rise of social media allows stories to be shared every day. On LinkedIn, 1 million posts are shared per day. 422 million posts are shared daily on Facebook, and 500 million posts are shared on Twitter.Read more on dumblittleman.com