Author / Podcaster Rebecca Sheir

Welcome Rebecca Sheir:

We’re joined on the Starline by the host, writer and producer of the Circle Round storytelling podcast. She has brought thousands of stories to life. We welcome author Rebecca Sheir.

Rebecca, let’s go Beyond the Mic. In your latest “Circle Round” book “The Great Ballgame” you talk about differences, rivalries and finding the special inside all of us. Why has this been lost?

How has telling these stories help your own family?

How has storytelling change the way you see the world?

The Rockin’ 8:

It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions; answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.

1. Have you ever used the yellow pages?

2. Favorite Shakespearean play?

3. Biggest responsibility you have that you don’t want?

4. Which of your stories is your favorite?

5. Were you a pirate in a previous life? 

6. Best place on the University of Iowa campus?

7.What’s your idea of relaxing?

8. Favorite of all your podcasts you create?

The Back Half with:

Favorite moment as a guest speaker at the Old Naval Hospital?

How did you feel when you held in your hands your 1st book?

Who influenced you the most in your life?

One Big Question:

You won the 2004-05 Iowa Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. What award if you won would make you ecstatic today?

Where can people find your work?

The Wrap:

She loves King Lear, hates laundry and wants you to read “The Great Ballgame”. Author Rebecca Sheir, master storyteller thanks for taking the time to talk with us today.

And that my friends is a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.

Check out the Circle Round Podcast Website here.

Find out more about Rebecca Sheir here.

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