I'm going to be reading a story I wrote at the First Annual Story Telling Festival at The Kansas City Zoo. This event is open to Kansas City Zoo Docents only for this year, since it's a first time thing. It's to honor the memory of one of our long time docents who passed away this year.
I think it should be a lot of fun. My story is called "The Magic Trunk" it's about an elephant named Bimini who paints pictures with her trunk. I don't know if I could even call it "fiction" becasue we have real elephants at the zoo who do the exact same thing, but I hope I can bring a bit of humor to the story.
I found a really cool elephant puppet that has a moveable trunk. I attached a paintbursh to it, and I can make the puppet actually paint. This is going to be more a test of my "acting" skills than my writing. But I'm never afraid to make a fool of myself.
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