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Why All Stories Love Noise Cushioning Carpet and Curtains

Like my knee jerk reaction to people asking me if I have been reading any more stories lately, I can struggle when trying to get people to understand what a storytelling event needs in the way of atmosphere. 

My spiel goes like this: Storytelling is not the same as background music in a bar, you need people’s attention, you…


Added by Kate Lawrence on May 5, 2016 at 10:42pm — 2 Comments

How personal storytelling is like dream work, only easier

Personal story work reminds me a little of dream work, but easier.  Dreams are set in a coded language that can be hard to crack. 

But with stories, the code or reason we have chosen that story to tell, will, with sincere searching always be there for the finding. The story has…

Added by Kate Lawrence on March 31, 2016 at 9:22pm — No Comments

The Stories We Tell Ourselves


You may not realize it, but you have a story - a whole pack of them, really - about yourself and you tell them to yourself…


Added by Zette Harbour on September 6, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

"Personal Stories Matter: Connecting with Others"--posted by Rachel Hedman

This was a paper I wrote on July 6, 2006, which was before the "Voice--A Storyteller's Lifestyle" blog was created.

Many people deny that they have personal stories that would be of value for others to hear. As a… Continue

Added by Rachel Hedman on December 17, 2008 at 3:54am — No Comments

Concert Was Yesterday!

What a blast! Eight of us plus accompanists performed a wonderful little free concert in the park yesterday. My "story-song" didn't go quite as well as I rehearsed it or as I've performed it before, and the light was bad for my camera. Still trying to decide whether to post the video because I forgot the words to the first verse and had to laugh and stop before starting again! But, the second time I did it, I didn't like the story/opening as well. So, if you guys don't mind seeing me totally… Continue

Added by Sondra Singer on August 25, 2008 at 3:04pm — No Comments

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