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National Storytelling Festival Wrap Up, Interweb Style

Another year, another National Storytelling Festival come and gone.

Me? I didn't make the trek to Jonesborough, Tennessee, this year. Instead, I chose to follow the Festival vicariously on Twitter.

How did that go?

Find out for yourself:

And this week,… Continue

Added by Tim E on October 9, 2009 at 12:03am — 3 Comments

Brigadoon Reborn Ch. 3f: Cool Down (Layne Gneiting)



"Stop." My amble down the center of Main Street slowed considerably. "Stop." The impression hit me stronger. So I stopped. All weekend long these impressions had led me to new friends, and a journey into myself. "Look around." Did I have to stay in the middle of the street? There’s a bench right over there. I’ll just sit there and drink in this experience. "Stay here. If you move, you’ll lose the experience." Unwilling to offend this silent guide who had led… Continue

Added by Layne Gneiting on November 6, 2008 at 9:18am — 2 Comments

Brigadoon Reborn Ch. 3d: Performance of Antiquity (Layne Gneiting)

Toby Keith's declaration has been echoed with deafening tones in the storytelling world. "I wanna talk about me!" I remember sitting with a revered teller, seeking his advice, and seeing him shudder. "Why does an audience need to hear about my life? Why on earth would they want to hear about little old me? I'm a classicist, Layne. I want to tell them a story, not a life sketch."

Forgive my own bits of self-indulgence. When re-reading these dissertation entries I've cringed, wondering… Continue

Added by Layne Gneiting on October 27, 2008 at 12:41am — No Comments

"Mythical Storytelling Network: Dreams of Reality"--posted by Rachel Hedman

Thanks to David Novak who guided the Brain Trust Session at the 2008 National Storytelling Conference and gave his blessing for the ideas to be shared as well as the picture posted. More appreciations go to Teresa Clark and Mary Hamilton for permission to share comments as well as to all who attended the session on August… Continue

Added by Rachel Hedman on August 16, 2008 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

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