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Holiday Thoughts for Storytellers
The inspiring and never-give-up storyteller, Angela Davis,
shares great ideas for us as storytellers. These apply to the Holidays
and years to come.
Virtues of Storytelling with Simplicity - Remember KISS ... Keep It
Simplicity keeps our listeners' attention, makes our
stories more memorable and enjoyable.
`em or Lose `em - Notes from an Excellent Workshop
A recap of an excellent workshop, given by Jackson Gillman,
at the recent O.O.P.S! Annual Storytelling Conference.
Storytelling and the Gong of Seven
Paul Conway of Voyageur Storytelling discusses the use of storytelling
concerts and the importance of becoming virtuosi of storytelling concert
to Plan a Program around Mystery Stories
Finding a storyteller that specializes in mysteries was a challenge,
so Chris King created a new program, repertoire and niche.
Treasure Trunk of Tellers' Tips
More wonderful and useful tips from many different storytellers.
A variety of topics to help both the veteran and aspiring teller.
Tips on Various Topics
Storytellers from all over the country share tips to help the
veteran and aspiring storyteller with a variety of topics.
to Become Seriously Involved in Storytelling
When people hear I am a storyteller, they often ask how they
can become involved. This article gives a plethora of ways and resources.
Storyteller Shares Her Passion
Popular storyteller, Angela Davis shares her feelings and beliefs
about being a storyteller and doing what you love.
Storytellers Work for Free?
Members of the popular Storytell Discussion List share their feelings
and experiences dealing with this thorny topic.
the Word Out - Ways to Market Your Storytelling
We must never become complacent about our marketing of storytelling.
In this article I share some of the most effective resources I've
found and used.
Story Writer and Teller Delineates How We Process Information
In this excellent and brilliant article, author and storyteller,
Gregory Leifel discusses how we learn by both reading and hearing.
His delightful metaphor puts everything into perspective.
Unite - Let's All Spread the Word!
My challenge to all of you storytellers, wannabe storytellers,
story listeners and story lovers. Let's get the word out to as many
people as possible.
Treasured Tips from a Troupe of Talented Tellers
Whether you are an aspiring storyteller or a veteran, you will
find these tips from seven professional storytellers to add to your
storytelling know how.
Beginner's Guide to Storytelling - Not Only for Beginners
This slim volume is loaded with all of the information an aspiring
storyteller needs to know, but will also serve as an incredible reference
for veteran storytellers.
Tapestry of Storytellers' Tips and Tales
Six storytellers from across the country share some of their
best tips and tales to help you with definition, how to become a better
teller and get more gigs.
the Power of Storytelling for Business Information Sharing
As storytellers, we all know the power of a well told story,
but how can we convince companies and organizations to make use of
this powerful tool?
to Start Over as a Storyteller after a Move to a New Area
Storyteller Mary Hamilton shares hard earned tips on what to
do to re-establish if you move to a new area.
Your Storytelling Meaning ... Meet Me in Chicago in July
Read about one of the best conferences I have ever attended and one
guaranteed to improve your storytelling.
Asked Questions for Storytellers and Those Who Want to Hire Them -
Storyteller True Thomas shares his thoughts and opinions on three
more of the burning questions.
Asked Questions for Storytellers and Those Who Want to Hire Them -
Storyteller True Thomas shares his thoughts and opinions on two of
the burning questions.
and Ways to Use the Magic of Numbers for Storytelling
You will be amazed by what a bit of research can reveal and
the ideas generated.
Storytellers Are Often Asked and How They Answer
Storytellers Karen Chace and Tim Jennings address this ever-present
challenge of saying "I am a storyteller."
the Purple Cow to Your Storytelling
What will make you remarkable? How to stand out from the rest
of the herd (or crowd of tellers).
Is Like Exercise - The More You Do, the More You Like It
It is amazing how many similarites there are between exercising
and telling stories. We can learn from both.
Everlasting Healing Power of a Story
We can help ourselves and others when we share some of those
difficult stories from the heart.
You Developed Your Unique STYLE as a Storyteller?
When we stray from our unique STYLE when telling stories, we
do a disservice to the listeners and ourselves.
the Radical Truths and Choices for the Storyteller
This article is about refusing mediocrity, breaking out of
the status quo and being the best storyteller.
Can't Copyright Ideas
Storyteller Lois Sprengnether challenges us to make use of
themes and motifs in our own way.
for the Audience at Hand
Storyteller Mary Hamilton shares ways to reach audience members
Critique or Not Critique - Or Be Critiqued?
Storytellers have a variety of approaches to critiquing and
coaching. What would work for you?
Ways to Work with Children in Groups
Storyteller, drama and speech coach Sue Godsey shares a plethora
of ideas for working successfully with youngsters.
Do I Mean By Storytelling and Storyteller Ethics?
Being ethical and trustworthy are as important as, or even
more important, than being a excellent storyteller.
the Many Uses of Storytelling
The number of ways that the power of storytelling may be used
is almost mind-boggling!
to Use Clip Art Storyboarding to Learn a Story Quickly
Catherine Sarette shares a fun way to use your computer to
learn a story quickly.
You Considered Adding the Outrageous to Your Storytelling?
Have some fun, be outrageous and improve your storytelling.
Effective Way to Stage a Successful Public Storytelling Swap
Storyteller Gregory Leifel shares a wonderful swap experience.
Storyteller's Voice from India
A woman storyteller from India shares her storytelling.
Me in Denver This July
Why? You will experience one of the best conferences EVER!
to Get and Keep Members Involved in Your Group/Guild
Discover great ways to keep members and volunteers.
a Theme for Your Next Storytelling Program
A way to pull together an effective storytelling program.
to Start and Maintain a Successful Storytelling Group/Guild
The steps to take when starting a group of storytellers.
for Telling Effective Personal Stories
Use the power of personal stories.
Your Journal for Today and Tomorrow
Connect with this great resource for jump starting.
to Bring History to Life through Storytelling
I used to hate history. Storytelling has made me love it!
Have a Story Ready ... You Don't Know When You'll Need It
There are all kinds of opportunities for telling stories.
Time and Timing Wisely for Powerful Storytelling
Effective timing and use of time is the sign of a pro.
a New Dimension to Your Storytelling with This Program
This great program has changed my life and the life of others.
You Considered Finding and/or Being a Mentor?
This is one of the quickest and most effective ways to grow.
a Great Storytelling Gift, Working smARTS
No artist and/or storyteller should be without this publication.
Makes Storytelling Artistic?
This is a great opinion article by a fine storyteller.
WRONG Way to Tell Stories
A good way to learn is to know what not to do.
Celebrate Storytelling! Share and Listen at TELLABRATION!
Read about this annual worldwide event.
to Decide How Scary a Story Should Be
This dilemma rears its head often, especially at Halloween.
to Use Storymaps When Learning Both Oral and Written Stories
Here's some of the information that I use in study guides.
to Get Started as a Professional Storyteller
Learn the ins and outs from been-there-done-that tellers.
Story of Becoming a Storyteller
A fulltime storyteller shares how she got started.
Use of the Power of Story During Crisis
Using the power of story to help with healing and crisis.
Have You Learned Lately?
The importance of continual learning can't be stressed enough.
Participation Adds Pizzazz to Your Storytelling
Audience participation will make storytelling fun for everyone.
to Handle the Beginnings and Endings of Your Stories
Every part of a story is important, especially the bookends.
the Power of the Pause to Strengthen Your Storytelling
Silence is a strong, but difficult, tool to use.
With the Magic of Threes
It's amazing how many stories are based on threes.
to Prepare For and Handle Common Storytelling Challenges
Don't let the unforseen throw you off course.
Are for Adults Too!
Many people think that stories are just for children. Not true!
Have Storytelling in the Schools?
Most schools today realize the strength of storytelling.
to Enliven Your Community/Neighborhood With Storytelling
Your community/neighborhood is rich with stories.
to Create a Storytelling Program that Flows
It doesn't matter to whom you're telling, you want flow.
to Develop the Fine Art of Tandem Storytelling
Two storytellers can bring a story to a new level.
to Capture Your Family's Stories for Posterity
Every family has years and years of stories. Don't lose yours.
Storytellers Use Props When Performing?
Should I use props?
to Use a Microphone Effectively
A microphone is a necessity. Learn how to use one.
Do Storytellers Wear When Performing?
Should you wear a costume, or a special outfit?
Makes a Good Story?
Storytellers have many opinions about what makes a good story.
Lessons I've Learned the Hard Way
Storytelling doesn't always work the way we wish.
to Connect with Storytelling and Storytellers
You are a storyteller. How do you meet other storytellers?
You Want to Become an Effective Storyteller
Everyone is a storyteller, but at different levels.
Loves a Good Story!
Everyone, no matter what age, loves a good story.