Stories by Ordinary People, podcasts by anyone from everywhere about everything as of February 18, 2020
Telling a story to someone over lunch is easy for most people. Telling the same story for a podcast is more challenging so we’ve set it up to do interviews via Facebook Messenger. Go to https://www.facebook.com/storiesbyordinarypeople and click the Send Message button on the right just below the banner.
In addition to your story contributing to this social initiative, it is a way to share your stories with family and friends close by or at a distance.
Click the button above for tips on recording and what’s needed to publish the podcast.
When telling your story, just be yourself. Don’t worry about what people might think or that it’s not perfect. We are all flawed human beings doing our best in what is too often a chaotic world.
The stories can be long or short and include the full spectrum of the human experience. You can tell us about the personal challenges you face, lore passed down through the generations of your family, or make us laugh with a funny story.
The choices are endless and they’re all yours. Whatever story you choose to tell, and it can certainly be more than one, remember that something you have to say could impact the life of someone else and, as an added bonus, provide the means for a family member or friend to get to know you better.
The preferred format is mp3, but other formats can be converted. Smart Mobile Tools offers a free mp3 recorder that can be downloaded to your phone and it’s easy to use.
You are welcome to include one or more photos to go with the podcast. Please make at least one of them in a large format (1444 x 1444 pixels minimum).
In the body of the email please include a summary of what the story is about and a preferred title.
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