John Mason published a little book called "Ask..." Let me say that it was the subtitle that got my attention. "Life's most important answers are found in asking the right questions." I invite you to ask and answer the important questions for ourSee More
"Donna Marie, I appreciate your nice comment. No, my man (Jim) hasn't written his book. He signed up for a writing class for the fall, but had to cancel the class. His mother, who lives in South Dakota, was sick so he drove out to help her in…"
Sylvia, you have my permission to reprint my posting re: Duncan Williamson in your newsletter. In your attribution, please include these web sites: http://www.timereneta.com and http://storytelling.blogspot.com
Hi Sylvia, thank you for your lovely comments. Yes, we do have a New Zealand Guild of Storytellers; their website is www.storytelling.org.nz
However, it doesn't appear to be updated very regularly; I do belong, but don't appear on it yet.
At the Marlborough Farmers' Market, I am telling some traditional tales such as Stone Soup, Little Red Riding Hood and so on, with a Farmers' Market 'flavour'. For instance, I have some child helpers take on the roles of townspeople and think up things that we can add to our Stone Soup that are available at the Farmers' Market. I also use rhythm, rhyme and song for variety and to keep their interest up with shorter 'snappier' tales. I haven't 'told' to adult groups yet, only children.
Thank you for your interest.
How far are you from Chapel Hill? I will be down Oct 8,9,10,11 and was hoping to meet other tellers for coffee and a little swapping at some point. Know anyone in that area? It is beautiful there, I was in town in July to move my daughter and her husband there. find me at www.carolynstearnsstoryteller.com