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Story Made Alive

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  • http://www.fromtwotoone.com/ from two to one

    Beautiful writing, beautiful women. Agree that I never thought Twitter friends would become real life friends!

  • http://www.tonyjalicea.com Tony J. Alicea

    Love this Caris! I totally agree. As inspiring as was the atmosphere and speakers, nothing was more memorable than to have those face to face discussions and translate those still shots into real people.

    • http://www.carisadel.com/ Caris Adel

      yes! Which is why I was kind of surprised that Story didn’t have an environment like that set up – a meeting area for writers, artists, filmmakers, etc…..seems like that would be a good place to connect with other people. If I had gone alone, without knowing so many people, I don’t think the experience would have been so rich.

  • http://tellmewhytheworldisweird.blogspot.com/ perfectnumber628

    This is so cool! I hope someday I can also be real-life friends with other bloggers I’ve met on the interwebz.

    • http://www.carisadel.com/ Caris Adel

      I’ve met a few other people I’ve known for a long time online and every time it is so fun and special.

  • http://twitter.com/kimsullivan6 kim sullivan

    So glad you were all able to attend and be with one another. It’s incredible to meet up, isn’t it? In every case, I have found the folks I come to love via their posts and on twitter are even more wonderful in real life.

    • http://www.carisadel.com/ Caris Adel

      yes, they all were. And now I can read their posts with their voice in my head. It makes it all that much more real and meaningful.

  • http://www.inamirrordimly.com/ Ed_Cyzewski

    Fantastic recap Caris. That’s how I felt last year after my first time at STORY. It was totally fantastic to find people doing the same kind of stuff and who “got me” and what I care about. I’m excited to see which directions you’ll go now that you know you’re not the only crazy one. :)

    And how cool was Rachel to share so freely from her own writing experiences? I’m so glad there are people like Kristin who can organize social gatherings so well!

    • http://www.carisadel.com/ Caris Adel

      I know. It wouldn’t have been nearly as fun without being able to connect with people without being rushed by the bells!

  • http://twitter.com/kt_writes Kristin T.

    I love this, Caris, and I loved meeting the real YOU behind these beautiful words—”story made alive,” indeed!

    This is truth: ” I don’t have to be somebody before I can do something. I already am somebody and I was created to do something.” I’m so thankful that truth is flooding you.

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