Book Title: DigiTales: The Art of Telling Digital Stories
Author: Bernajean Porter
Digital storytelling takes the art of oral storytelling and engages a palette of technical tools to weave personal tales using images, graphics, video, music and sounds mixed together in an author's own story voice. All individuals, families, teachers, students, organizations, societies need resolute storytellers to constantly lift up our hearts,spirits, and possibilities along with celebrating our naturally good and generous natures being human. This book outlines the role of storytelling in our families, communities and culture, the hardware and software tools, the storymaking processes, technical tips and resources for creating your own digital tales from start to finish. Whatever you know or don't know about technology or storytelling, this is the book for you! If you thought slide shows or scrapbooking was fun, the personal magic you make using digital media creates the ultimate dynamic, multi-sensory memories ready-to-share with everyone. Discover your untapped artistic talents while becoming a DigiTales StoryKeeper! Like paintings, the digital stories we all create will exist over time and be enjoyed long past their creation. May your own digital stories be heard far and wide!