Thank you for visiting BackTalkCafe.com. Dolls in all their various forms have been relevant in story telling for thousands of years, if not longer. From stuffed corn husks shaped into forms to ceremonial dolls, to GI Joe and Barbie with their detailed uniforms and designer gowns, to guys with sticks and stones demonstrating game plays in the sand.
Perhaps, all dolls are story dolls, in one way or another. No doubt they, and accompanying human imagination will continue to survive and outlast the latest and greatest gizmo and gadget, just as they always have. I’ve always loved dioramas, as a kid, as an adult. And the 12″ Barbie and GI Joe dolls are such a great size for creating dioramas, choosing the dolls for each character, or a look or mood or attitude, then of course the very cool clothes. Imagination, story telling.
The BackTalkCafe.com website consists of two reader tracks:
“The Story” is the fictional story about characters (portrayed with dolls) who frequent the Cafe with regular chapter installments. You can follow the site to receive notification as each new installment is released.
“The Back Story” behind the story is my personal blog about this entire process — to date as well as going forward through each chapter installment.
This is a new site, which means I’m still learning my way around and adjusting details; if you have questions, please feel free to use the contact form and I will respond as quickly as I can.
Welcome to the Back Talk Cafe!