Ever wish you had something to write about when your brain goes dead? The Storymatic here to the rescue.
Any long-time writer knows the horrors of writer's block, but luckily, The Storymatic is here to help.
I got this as a gift and after dinner that night we decided to use it as a storytelling contest--it was a blast.
-- Customer comment on Amazon
It's like making up stories around a campfire. But it's better because you get help letting your imagination run free.
-- Chicago Tribune
I just awarded Storymatic Kids with a 2012 PAL Award for its incredibly fun way to learn to tell and write stories!
-- Sherry Artemenko, founder of the Play Advances Language award
I think this looks like fun and if I was a teacher and could write is off as a job expense then I would buy one right now. Since I am not a teacher I am going to ask for one for my birthday.
You can’t NOT write a story. Or write a song. Or make a movie. In other words, you can’t not starting spinning a tale.
The Storymatic is a writing prompt, a teaching tool, a parlor game, and a toy. Combine a few of the 500+ cards, and watch a story take shape before your eyes. No wires. No screens. No batteries… Just a box of pure imagination.
The basics of The Storymatic could not be easier. First, draw two gold cards. Combine the information on the two cards to create your main character. For example, if you draw "surgeon" and "amateur boxer," your character is a surgeon who is also a boxer. Next, draw one or two copper cards. Let the information on the cards lead you into a story. Wild cards are interspersed throughout, and they prompt you to go in directions you might not ordinarily go.
There are literally trillions of stories in The Storymatic. That's a lot of stories, but there's one thing missing--a person like you to tell them.
The booklet that comes with each Storymatic is filled with prompts, suggestions, and games for writers, teachers, visual artists, and anybody who likes to tell stories and play games.