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    This is a place where storytellers can share their favorite tellable versions of public domain stories. You may include notes, sources, telling tips, and interesting anecdotes about the story. Happy Tales to You!
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    Compiling a Resource List of Storytellers on Facebook and Twitter 144 Replies

    Started by Dianne de Las Casas, Founder. Last reply by Steve Wallis Jul 23.

    Stories about the Tide

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    The Growth of Professional Storyteller

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    What does storytelling look like?

    It was about four years ago that I became particularly grumpy over the use of the word "storytelling" by those who do not actually tell stories. Writers and singers and actors had always described themselves as storytellers, but suddenly in business articles and on Twitter and in the blogosphere suddenly everyone from advertisers to life coaches to film editors to game designers were calling what they did storytelling.

    And I'll admit it's an imprecise word.

    But I decided to do…

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    Posted by Tim E on April 29, 2015 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

    MAMA RUE: A CELEBRATORY AND EMPOWERMENT EXPERIENCE  book is available at Amazon. It is written in stoetry (a format of poetry and narrative) and has 18 color pictures illustrated by myself. It celebr…

    MAMA RUE: A CELEBRATORY AND EMPOWERMENT EXPERIENCE  book is available at Amazon. It is written in stoetry (a format of poetry and narrative) and has 18 color pictures illustrated by myself. It celebrates those babysitters, especially of yesterday that would not let the children in their care be 'just mediocre.' Mama Rue was a real live babysitter in my community (her name changed) who was happy to be part of the village that helped raise the chid. A CD will be available soon that…

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    Posted by Ife-Gail Young on March 10, 2015 at 1:00am

    Over 60 million child laborers in India!

    India, an IT giant and the world's second-fastest growing major economy, has millions of Rajus: all under 14 years of age, some as young as 4 or 5, and all toiling hard just to get a square meal to keep body and soul from parting company. Child labor is a  dagger through India's soul. The country has the dubious distinction of being home to the largest child labor force in the world, with an estimated 30 percent of the world's working kids living…

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    Posted by Anjali Rajan Dileep on February 18, 2015 at 11:49pm

     
     
     

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