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Digital Storytelling TweetChat: Telling Your Origin Story

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TechSoup's 2013 Digital Storytelling Challenge ( is here! All April long, TechSoup is putting on events to sharpen your digital storytelling skills. Then, you submit your own short video (up to 90-seconds) or five-image slide show to our challenge to win prizes!

To help out the cause SFTech4Good ( will host a Twitterchat on Tuesday, April 16th. Our focus during the chat is telling your origin story.

Our guest during that hour will be Jay Golden ( of Wakingstar Story Consulting. (

We'd love for anyone interested, whether you'll be doing the Digital Storytelling Challenge or not, to take part.

About Jay Golden:

Jay is a story coach for social innovators. Before co-founding Wakingstar Story Consulting ( with Joel Ben Izzy, Jay helped found, which Yahoo! named "Most Useful Site on the Web," going on to lead dozens of productions with organizations like Free Range Studios.

About Wakingstar Story Consulting:

Through story coaching and workshops, Wakingstar ( helps its clients shape their stories — so their stories can shape the world.

How to Participate:

Join us directly on ( using the hashtag #TSDIGS ( to follow along with the conversation. Participate in the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #TSDIGS ( Also, if you are interested in the challenge, please check out the link above and note these other ways to connect to find out more info:

Ask questions in TechSoup's Digital Storytelling forum ( Tag your tweets #TSDIGS ( to join the digital storytelling conversation Join TechSoup's Google Group ( to get important updates. If you've never participated in a tweet chat before that's okay too!

Check out this how-to ( in TechSoup's Nonprofit Social Media 101 Wiki and watch this 5-minute video: How to Participate in Live Twitter Chat (