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Rebel Heart: Guest Blogging Roundup

In a series of guest blogging essays, I share the story of the kiss that changed my life from different perspectives. These writings discuss in more depth the issues raised by my TEDx talk “Rebel Heart” which I will be Continue Reading »

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Rebel Heart: What Public Speaking Can Teach Us About Life [TEDx]

What can public speaking teach us about how to show up in our lives? I reflect on what the process of honing a TEDx talk has taught me about the skills for living a rich and fulfilling life.

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A Shared Writing Life – by Novelist James A. Zarzana

Last week, poet Marianne Zarzana shared her perspective of being one half of a powerhouse writing couple in her essay “The Writing Partners’ Honey Do List“. This week, her husband, novelist Jim Zarzana gives his take on love, Continue Reading »

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The Writing Partners’ Honey Do List – by Poet Marianne Murphy Zarzana

What happens when two powerhouse writing talents share a life together for more than thirty years? I am incredibly thrilled and honoured to have as guest writers here on StoryGuru.co.uk, husband and wife writers Jim and Marianne Zarzana, novelist and Continue Reading »

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A Game of Empathy

In our busy, hectic lives, we can become hardened to others. We may see other commuters as irritations who are in our way, or view the homeless as less than human. This gentle story shares a light-hearted game that can Continue Reading »

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The Smell of September – or, Reflections on New Beginnings

September is a month of endings – and also new beginnings. It can offer a time for reflection as summer ends and the academic year starts again. This meditative piece invites you to look at what September means to you.  Continue Reading »

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About Yang-May Ooi

Yang-May Ooi is a creative artist whose work explores the transformational power of personal narrative. She has been an award-winning TEDx speaker, bestselling author and acclaimed story performer. Her sell out solo story performance, Bound Feet Blues, was showcased in London's West End in Oct 2014. to 4+ Star reviews. The show returns to the Tristan Bates Theatre for a 3 week run in Nov 2015 - see www.BoundFeetBlues.co.uk

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