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Simon Brooks
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National Storytelling Festival, 2018
This was my first time to visit the National Storytelling Festival, and my first visit to Jonesborough, TN. Leading up to the event, I was nervous as I was going to perform as part of the Exchange Place. This is where six storytellers got a twelve minute s...
National Storytelling Festival, 2018
National Storytelling Festival, 2018
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Jenny Lee, the Cape Cod Sotryteller sharing a story at the White Mountain Storytelling Festival this weekend. Ghosts, pirates and witches!
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Unintentional Magic
There is much talk about what we do in the work of ‘healing’ as storytellers. I think we can help people. But unless we are also trained therapists or psychologists, not simply storytellers, we need to be very careful in the realm of things like "stories fo...
Unintentional Magic
Unintentional Magic
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Public Speaking in Seven Steps (well, maybe eight) – Seen from a storytellers perspective
Public speaking
is just like storytelling. When I talk about storytelling, I mean the
traditional kind – telling the ancient stories, word of mouth. Not filmmakers,
not playwrights, not poets or novelists, not script writers or directors, but
oral storytell...
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Gilgamesh
I admit that I have been a little slack on blogging. In fact so slack on blogging I have not mentioned two very exciting things: My CD The Epic of Gilgamesh which I released last year has been awarded a Gold Award by Parents' Choice this April. I am thrille...
Gilgamesh
Gilgamesh
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March - Read Across America month
I have read two somewhat heavy books and a fun one so far this year. I began the year with Charles Dickens' Great Expectations . I love the story, the writing, the book. I immediately followed this with The Autobiography of Malcolm X , as told to Alex Haley...
March - Read Across America month
March - Read Across America month
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REPOST - Understanding History and what it means to be British!
I originally posted this a few years ago, but as an immigrant, I wanted to share, again, what I feel being a privileged white male European living in the USA. From (slightly edited): Wednesday, January 02, 2013 Before the holidays took off I began a quest t...
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