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New Storytelling Resource Books by Dianne de Las Casas



I wanted to share some of my newest storytelling resource books with you. These titles are published by ABC-Clio Libraries Unlimited.


Tales from the 7,000 Isles: Filipino Folk Stories

By Dianne de Las Casas & Zarah Gagatiga

(Libraries Unlimited, 2011)



Added by Dianne de Las Casas, Founder on September 22, 2011 at 11:25pm — No Comments

Corporate Storytelling Techniques: Five Ways to Convey Your Passion

Stories are being told about your company all the time. Unless you have never had a customer, someone somewhere is talking about your company. When they do so, they are speaking with passion either for or against your business. You need to have your passionate stories ready to add to that conversation. To create raving fans in your business, you need to be a raving business.

When a customer experiences your company, they leave with an impression. If they were offended, hurt or…

Added by Sean Buvala on June 24, 2009 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Storytelling Techniques Improve Communication Skills

Storytelling is the "mother" of all communications. Every art form relies on Story to convey meaning. Despite this truth, many communicators only approach storytelling as an adjunct to their speaking and presenting. For this quick article, I am speaking about oral storytelling, not digital storytelling that does not rely or build on a presenter’s public speaking skills. I suggest that mastering oral or traditional storytelling should be at the top of every speaker’s list of… Continue

Added by Sean Buvala on March 31, 2009 at 8:27pm — No Comments

FYI- Springboard for Stories Retreat by Jackson Gillman

Are you sitting on some great stories that you might want to put out there…?

For the third year, Jackson Gillman will offer “Springboards for Stories" on January 30 - February 2, 2009 in one of New England's most inspiring settings: Rudyard Kipling's historic Brattleboro VT home, "Naulakha" ("jewel without price").

Over the past 27 years, I have presented workshops annually at the New England Storytelling Conference, rotating 8 different ones. Springboards has become a… Continue

Added by Dianne de Las Casas, Founder on January 20, 2009 at 12:25am — No Comments

Review of FEST: Federation for European Storytelling Symposium, Oslo, August 2008

Earlier this year, an email arrived in my inbox from Mats Rehnman, a Swedish storyteller and one of the founding members of World Storytelling Day. For the past few years, storytellers in Newfoundland have been part of the annual event, which takes place on the first day of spring as a global celebration of the tradition of oral storytelling.

Through that email,… Continue

Added by Dale Jarvis on September 10, 2008 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

happy bEARTHday LYNNE!

hello again, my sweet friend...TODAY IS A bEARTHday FOR YOU, so time for a party! You have arrived!

In the immortal words of Henry Miller, "One's destination is not a place, but rather a new way of looking at things."

MEthinks it tis our human habit to look backwards and forwards, but tis our spiritual nature to look upwards... only then do we begin to realize our true destination. So, looking up from our laundry baskets and lines of fresh linens and tributes to… Continue

Added by Mara Hawks on April 1, 2008 at 6:30am — No Comments

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