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Tim Ereneta
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Old-school storyteller. Fairy tales. Folktales. Ancient myths.
Old-school storyteller. Fairy tales. Folktales. Ancient myths.

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Got a Library story to tell? Timpfest wants to know!
As seen as on Instagram: The Timpanogos Storytelling Festival (September 2017) is inviting submissions for their New Voice Showcase! Timp Tell: A New Voice Showcase This is your opportunity to join other professional voices from near and far that have grace...

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To Boo or Not to Boo?
Last weekend, I was the featured storyteller at a local Halloween parade. I took the job despite initial reservations, namely that a) the crowd would be very young children, and b) my scary story repertoire (I've got a good half dozen creepy tales) has neve...

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Finding a Storyteller in the Bay Area, Part Two
Last month, I wrote about trying to search for storytellers in the Bay Area , and how my frustration led to the creation of a Pinterest board. Looks like Milly Frastley had the same idea over on Listly : Bay Area Storytellers View more lists from Milly Fras...

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Bay Area Storytellers: How Do I Find Them All?
I live in the "Bay Area," a nine county region of 7 million people and several major cities, lots of universities, and major businesses, that ring the San Francisco and San Pablo Bays in Northern California. This area has plenty of storytelling talent, incl...

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I found this list of storytellers in the San Francisco Bay Area that Milly Frastly assembled. (I've tried doing this via Pinterest).
This could be useful... and for me, more interesting than Listly's predominant use (lists of blogs, apps, resources). Surprisingly, there seem to be few curated (or crowdsourced) lists of small businesses (restaurants, accountants, cafes) on Listly.

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Over on Donna Washington's blog, guest Michael McCarty shares his thoughts on being "just a storyteller."

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"May your back be your front!"

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er, May your back be your front?

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"My" Stories are Your Stories
Recently, after an evening of telling ancient folktales to adults, I heard two comments from listeners: "I needed to hear that chilling folktale about the mother who couldn't bear to see her daughter marry a snake. It allowed me to look at my own emotions a...

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Of trolls
  Closeup of the Troll, photo by jotulloch, used under a creative commons license I recently had the honor of being one of three storytellers asked to tell a story about a piece of local folklore: the troll that guarded the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge ...
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