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March 2008 Blog Posts (95)

Margaret Read MacDonald reviews the Art of Storytelling with Children

Thought I should share this with you all cause I just can't keep it too myslef.

Keep telling stories!!!!

Brother Wolf

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Tuesday, March 18, 2008 For Immediate Release

Contact: Eric James Wolf Phone: (937) 767-8696



Margaret Read MacDonald reviews the Art of Storytelling with Children




The review appears on page 41 of the… Continue

Added by Brother Wolf on March 19, 2008 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

Register--"Teachers, Tellers & Teens: Sharing Secrets in the Smokies"

You are invited to register for "Teachers, Tellers, & Teens: Sharing Secrets in the Smokies", a pre-conference hosted by the Youth, Educators, and Storytellers Alliance .



Wednesday, August 6th 2008

Gatlinburg Convention Center

234 Historic Nature Trail

Gatlinburg, TN… Continue

Added by Rachel Hedman on March 19, 2008 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Portland Story Theater presents "dark matter" an evening with Lynne Duddy

Don't miss this opportunity to experience a tapestry of voice, image, and musical soundscape, with Lynne Duddy and special guests, a'cappella singers Emily Post. Part science, part mystery, part cosmic joke, dark matter delves into the push and pull of the universe, exploring stuff that we can’t see but is definitely there, we think…



Four Shows Only! April 11 - 19th, Friday & Saturday nights @ 8pm



Hipbone Studio, 1847 East Burnside Street, Studio #104, Portland,… Continue

Added by Lynne Duddy on March 19, 2008 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Even though I have a bug...

Wow! Whatever has been going around has decided to bite me too. I am exhausted, I ache all over, and my cough makes me sound a bit frightening. But the advantages: my husband took our daughter to preschool, my father picked her up and I get to stay in my pajamas all day!



I spent two hours e-mailing with storytelling contacts, mostly about summer jobs. Once one of the camp directors discovered that I tell stories of women in the Torah, she asked me about telling some of these stories… Continue

Added by Jennifer Rudick Zunikoff on March 19, 2008 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Why I should renew my Instrument and equipment insurance

Why I should renew my Instrument and equipment insurance. (I thought this aritcle I wrote for the local Musician's Union Newsletter might be helpful for anyone with sound gear and or instruments that they pack along for a job.)



Every couple of years I have a “close call” with my gear. Two years ago my wife and I played a wedding with a violinist from the Local. We set up on the sun deck of the Stein Eriksen Lodge. We had shade and a large umbrella for each of us for overhead cover.… Continue

Added by David S. Sharp on March 19, 2008 at 2:21pm — No Comments

Things happen and I almost can't help but tell a story about it, even when my friends all look at their watches.

Things happen and I almost can't help but tell a story about it, even when my friends all look at their watches.



At one time in my past, I worked as an animator. Scripts and storyboards came out of the Los Angeles area to the studio where I worked. One of the things I learned to do while drawing animation or illustrations, was to tell my self a little story about the scene I was creating. For a wizards den I would start by telling myself what was in there. Old books would be on the… Continue

Added by David S. Sharp on March 19, 2008 at 2:06pm — 1 Comment

Little by Little things get done (Aesop 600 BC) Five things I did today for my storytelling

3/18/08



1. Mailed CDs to those who bought them from Sean's site Storyteller.net and the NSN site Storynet.org.



2. Mailed my taxes in today... drum roll please, cymbals... and that is one less thing I have to distract me while I am trying to think about stories. My Uncle used to say... "If you have to swallow a frog... don't look at it very long. And, if you have to swallow a lot of frogs.... swallow the biggest one first. Then it's all downhill from there." I think… Continue

Added by Don 'Buck P' Creacy on March 18, 2008 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Lipstick writer

I thought I'd start up a blog dedicated to the creation of oral story. I'll post a couple times a week focusing on my creative process and the stories which are written with my lips. (I don't always wear lipstick but saliva writer seemed a little harsh.)



I'll start up with a repost of a piece I put on my website a little while back.







Writing with My Lips



I've just started a book called The Warrior and the Priest by John Milton Cooper, Jr. It's a… Continue

Added by Rivka Willick on March 18, 2008 at 8:00am — 9 Comments

Little by Little Does the Trick, Aesop (600 B.C.) Five Things I did today for my Storytelling

3/17/08



1. Mailed a "courting" package to a festival where I want to tell.



2. Tried to make my business cards on Vistaprint... I must have missed something... not successful



3. Went to sit with a sick friend. Not really storytelling, but I did tell a story.



4. Posted my calendar on the KSA Storytelling website calendar... so people could know where I am going to be telling.



5. Bought two new bookcases to put my books on a shelf and… Continue

Added by Don 'Buck P' Creacy on March 17, 2008 at 10:07pm — No Comments

My Poetry Post: Eletelephony

I think poetry can add a little bit of spice to a performance. It also gives an ever so slight break between pieces. So the more fun ones I can find or write the more I add. Here is one of my favorite tongue twister type pieces. I hope you enjoy it too.



ELETELEPH0NY

By Laura Richards



Once there was an elephant,

Who tried to use the telephant––

No! No! I mean an elephone

Who tried to use a telephone––

(Dear me! I am not certain quite

That even… Continue

Added by Mylinda Butterworth on March 17, 2008 at 9:42pm — 4 Comments

Juggling and Storytelling--what they have in common

I bet there are a lot of us out there--trying to keep a full-time "other" career while we tell stories whenever we can. Sometimes it can feel like there are too many balls in the air! And other times I think I'm juggling flaming swords and about to get burned.



So how do you do it?



What are your tricks of the trade for keeping it all organized, finding time for your family, catching chill time, and generally keeping up with the many demands of two… Continue

Added by Granny Sue on March 17, 2008 at 9:12pm — 5 Comments

Moving Ahead: a new name for an old topic

Okay, a daily--even weekly! post to track my activities is too much to keep up with. I keep one other very active blog and I am not quite up to maintaining 2, I find. So I'm re-christening the blogs on this topic with something al ittle more doable.



What I've been doing since the last post:

*set up two more all-day school performances

*fielded three requests for information for possible gigs

*mailed out publicity to 10 more libraries



*biggest project: a new… Continue

Added by Granny Sue on March 17, 2008 at 12:11pm — No Comments

I'm on "Professional Storyteller" site--Now What??? (7 tips)

Thanks to Jason Alba, author of “I’m on LinkedIn—Now What???” and co-author of “I’m on Facebook—Now What???”, for giving permission to adapt his marketing principles to the “Professional Storyteller” site. Picture was taken at Utah First Fridays event on March 7, 2008.



You… Continue

Added by Rachel Hedman on March 17, 2008 at 8:30am — 8 Comments

We'll see....

I guess we'll see how this goes! I'm currently involved with several other sites, so I hope to be able to keep up here! I'll try to check in once a week or more. Here's to good times!

Added by David Sidwell on March 17, 2008 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Roadblocks #3: Echo Chamber

Just posted the latest in the series of 10 Roadblocks to Your Success as Professional Teller: #3 is Echo Chambers. Here is a taste:



"....Very frequently, we are hearing the same voices. Most are talented. But they are the same voices. The same sounds reverberating at our audiences. It is an echo of the echo of…
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Added by Sean Buvala on March 16, 2008 at 8:44pm — 4 Comments

My 2008: 03/15/2008 Saturday

Picture of: storyteller Liz Warren telling at our monthly … Continue

Added by Sean Buvala on March 16, 2008 at 8:29pm — No Comments

Little by Little Does the Trick, Aesop (600 B.C.) Five Things I did today for my Storytelling

1. Worked on the Postcard... will finish before midnight... or maybe not.

2. Uploaded some tools to the Fishbowl for folks to look at and read everyone's comments.

3. goofed off for an hour... looking at peoples pages on PS... there is some really great stuff on these pages... check them out... but don't be in a hurry.

4. Reviewed my timeline and looked over my story list for Friday's Festival (w/ Bil Lepp) and Saturday's Concerts by myself. (I hope I am not by myself.)

5.… Continue

Added by Don 'Buck P' Creacy on March 16, 2008 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Little by Little Does the Trick, Aesop (600 B.C.) Five Things I did today for my Storytelling

3/15/08



1. I got my computer running again. Can you sense the depth of my relief in that sentence.

2. I uploaded my problem solving and project phase tools into the Fishbowl and talked a little bit about my account with Backpack. If you would like to see a little more about "Backpack" go to http://www.backpackit.com/ take a tour and decide if online collaboration will help you.

3. I am still working on that stinking I mean delightful and irresistable postcard… Continue

Added by Don 'Buck P' Creacy on March 16, 2008 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Florida Storytelling Camp here I come!!!!

In two weeks, i will be in Florida for the Storytelling Camp I have herd so much about for years and years!!! I am excited because it is something new to do and aybe I can make some possible professional connections. I am still interested in moving out of Michigan--Gods do I hate it here!!! So pedestrian. Except for my family--both biological and storytelling, there really isn't anything left for me to stay here. One of my dearest friends actually made the move to Tarpan Springs and I so badly… Continue

Added by Rob McCabe on March 15, 2008 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

New performance piece to premiere at the Lehigh Storytelling Festival Fringe

Well, here I am, nearing the time for my scheduled appearance at the Lehigh Storytelling Festival Fringe coming in April. I couldn't believe my luck when I got the email that my piece Queer!!! was accepted for the Fringe. I am a little nervous about how the audeince is going to react to it. I have had several friends read it and give me some very consructive guidelines and suggestions. I want to reach out to a more adult audience and i think this is the way to go. The piece… Continue

Added by Rob McCabe on March 15, 2008 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

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