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    Storytelling as One of the Feeling Arts

    When I teach storytelling workshops one of the hardest thing for me to explain is the nature of the progress that needs to be made by the teller in the story;  the internal journey of the teller.  And a critical part of this if showing us the emotions that they felt as they grapples with the events, makes sense of them and arrive…See More
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    Storytelling as One of the Feeling Arts

    When I teach storytelling workshops one of the hardest thing for me to explain is the nature of the progress that needs to be made by the teller in the story;  the internal journey of the teller.  

    And a critical part of this if showing us the emotions that they felt as they grapples…

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    Posted by Kate Lawrence on August 29, 2016 at 9:25pm

    Recovering From the Wordless Wilderness

    I was always terrified of public speaking, yet drawn to it was as well.  While I debated through my high school years, I was a first speaker in the debating team which meant I knew exactly what I was going to say. 

    If I had to give some rebuttal I was beside myself with nerves;…

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    Posted by Kate Lawrence on August 16, 2016 at 5:52am

    How to avoid being stiff with story and wooden with words!

    It can be a delicate operation to separate a story’s performance issues from a story’s content and structure.  In this series I am only looking delivery, not content.

    I mentioned in the last post something I have dubbed being ‘stiff with preparation’ and this happens…

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    Posted by Kate Lawrence on August 8, 2016 at 10:48pm — 2 Comments

    Three Crucial Keys to Story Performance (No 2 of 4)

    Now I know that you know that there are whole books dedicated to public speaking so I don’t expect to cover the field in this wee blog post, but I would like to focus on three areas:

    1. Knowledge
    2. Self awareness and…
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    Posted by Kate Lawrence on August 1, 2016 at 1:33am — 2 Comments

     
     
     

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