The official book launch of The Sunday Story Club: The Book Club without books @ Readings Hawthorn. Great enthusiastic crowd. That’s me in the Hi-Vis shirt. Ha!
We wrote The Sunday Story Club to show others how to facilitate good, authentic and vulnerable conversation. We live in an era when, even in a face-to-face conversation, the person opposite you may not be listening. You know what they are doing. They are scrolling through emails or text messages on their phone.
Sick of chitchat, we started our Sunday Story Club to encourage a deeper conversation. The results were so uplifting and moving we wanted to share both some of the stories and also how to run your own story salon so others can experience this magic too.
In the Sunday Story Club, we ask questions that sidestep prepared narratives to open up a conversation in new and refreshing ways. We want readers to run their own Salons to experience these extraordinary conversations.
We all carry stories within us – wrenching, redemptive, extraordinary, and laced with unexpected and hard-won wisdom. A meaningful conversation has the power to enlighten, heal and transform.
The Sunday Story Club. We all carry stories within us – wrenching, redemptive, extraordinary, and laced with unexpected and hard-won wisdom.
Your curated online persona, be it funny, adventurous or fake, is not you. You need to talk.
This book reminds us of the power of conversation to enlighten, heal and transform.
This is the blog that turned into a Salon that turned into a book called The Sunday Story Club.
We wrote the book to not only share some of the stories but to also show you how to run your own Salon.
LISTEN HERE: And interview with Cassie McCullogh, ABC, Sydney.
We like to use quotes from famous writers or philosophers as if they are the only people who reflect on life.
The quote above is by ex-model Yolanda Hadid, star of the reality TV show, The Real Wives of Beverley Hills.
We all carry stories within us. THE SUNDAY STORY CLUB (PanMac) is the book group without books where you share your own stories of love, loss, trauma & triumph BOOKTOPIA.
This is one of the real-life stories of breaking up with a friend from The Sunday Story Club.
When we, Doris and Kerry, ran our first salon, 12 women who had not met before sat in Doris’s lounge room looking at one another. We wondered if strangers would talk. Well, they do with the right questions. Not only strangers but also long term friends have been amazed to hear stories told by someone so close to them that they have never heard before.
We wanted to share the astounding experience of the salon so we wrote THE SUNDAY STORY CLUB so others can discover this magic running their own salon.