My friends are all having children and building houses, and are spread out around the country. In our early 30’s it really is a big event when we manage to meet up and reminisce about the old days.
It only takes a couple of anecdotes about common experiences (and maybe a glass of good chardonnay) and I am 18 again, singing along at concerts at the top of my lungs, or jumping shrieking into a lake on some after-hours moonlight outing.
Storytelling can work according to this exact same principle. A reader gets pulled into a story that speaks to him, and in doing so, allows him to understand and experience the story, almost as if he were part of it. This method of storytelling is used in many areas today. In marketing or advertising, and in the fields of education or journalism, information and facts are imparted by way of telling stories.Read more
Some of you will already have noticed and used it: the new button “Confirm PayPal Account data” which was recently added to the “payment details” section. For the rest of you, we’d like to briefly explain in the following blog article why we added it, what it’s for, and how it’s used.Read more
EDIT: Here are the winners of our short story competition:
- Donka von Inna Ernst
- Das Salz in der Suppe von Vera Heinrich
- Speechless by Lucas
Congratulations to the authors and thanks to all other Clickworkers for making their votes!
We would also like to thank all Clickworkers who submitted their stories to our short story competition. Thanks to your creativity and enthusiasm, we have been able to read more than 150 extraordinary and completely different stories. Unfortunately, due to the high number of participants, we had to make a very narrow pre-selection and were only able to put a fraction of the submitted short stories to the vote.
Nevertheless, we hope that the selected stories will appeal to you as much as they do to us.Read more