A-Z April Daily Blogging Challenge 2015 – Diving in Again!

Theme: Story Slams & Traditional Storytelling – Bridging the Distance I’m still quite new to story slams, and they are still new to me – I’ve been to four. (See previous blog posts about my introduction to this increasingly-popular kind of storytelling event: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.) I am exploring – in real […]

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Trickster Tales – Just a Teeny Taste!

“The trickster exists in every culture as Coyote, Jack, Hans, Nasrudin, Anansi the Spider, and many more. He or she is a teacher and a fool in equal measure.” – So says the promo for tonight’s storytelling evening I’m eagerly anticipating… “Trickster Tales” is tonight’s offering in the “Stories with Spirit” series – live storytelling […]

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6 Ways TEACHING Storytelling Helps One be a Better Storyteller

The Set-Up I recently had a whirlwind gig: Designing and giving a one-hour training to 350 museum volunteers, to equip them to tell pre-selected traditional stories as part of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science’s upcoming “Mythic Creatures” exhibit.

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