Stories on storytelling

The Story of 2017

The Story of 2017

2017 was a year of growth for The Facing Project. As we count down the final hours of the year we want to give thanks for all that happened, and to say how much we appreciate all of you who have been a part of the story. Since we’re headquartered in David Letterman’s hometown of Muncie, Indiana, we … [Read more...]

Featured story of the week: Pay Attention

Featured story of the week: Pay Attention

We shared yesterday how important Carter's story was to the Facing Autism project. For this reason, we are making it the featured story for the week. Carter is facing autism personally and we like his story because it gives us a glimpse of what it’s like living with autism. Carter tells of his … [Read more...]

Featured story of the week: Being the Key

Featured story of the week: Being the Key

This week's featured story, Being the Key, comes from Facing Autism in Muncie, Indiana. When Lisa first learned about autism in the 1980s, people didn’t really know much about it at all. Children on the autism spectrum were diagnosed and put into a different school that didn’t offer much of an … [Read more...]

The art of the non-interview

The art of the non-interview

I’ve been collecting and sharing stories now for a decade from all over the world and have learned a few things along the way. Whether writing a book or writing a Facing Project story, these are the tools and methods I use to move beyond an interview to have a genuine human interaction, or, as I … [Read more...]