Book Review: The New Book of Plots Posted 2014-07-24 by SNStaff
Loren Niemi’s book, "The New Book of Plots: Constructing Engaging Narratives for Oral and Written Storytelling," allows the reader to see, understand and apply the diverse ways to move through a story’s timeline. You can
Book Review- Tales of the Sonoran Desert Posted 2014-07-08 by SNStaff
We’re taking a look at Dr. Joyce Story’s newest book of "Tales from the Sonoran Desert."
We said, "Of course, reading her comments in the text, Joyce is correct that the Sonoran desert is not empty. The plants and an
Do You Get Our Enewsletter? Posted 2014-04-01 by SNStaff
Do you get our weekly(ish) Email newsletter? Were running a series at the moment taking you through essential storytelling skills letter by letter. Join us. Others say, "Im glad you are providing this seri»more
Book Review: Affrilachian Tales Posted 2014-03-30 by SNStaff
We think you will enjoy the diverse tales in Lyn Ford’s book of "Affrilachian Tales: Folktales from the African-American Appalachian Tradition." Stories across an entire culture and in many formats are found in the book.
Book Review: From Plot to Narrative Posted 2014-03-27 by SNStaff
We’ve taken a look at the "From Plot to Narrative" book by Elizabeth Ellis. A quote: "’From Plot to Narrative,’ written by Elizabeth Ellis, gives the novice storyteller a chance to think about the creation of s»more
New Amphitheater: Beauty and the Beast Stories Posted 2014-03-25 by SNStaff
On March 21, we had five unique storytellers with diverse backgrounds and with local, national and international experience in telling stories. We turned them loose with the goal of telling a story from the "tale type" o
Greetings Musical-Instrument-Museum Fans. Posted 2014-03-15 by SNStaff
Many welcomes to the new visitors who saw our shows this past weeekend at the Musical Instrument Museum in Arizona. We’ll be posting a podcast of the stories we told at some point later this week. Please check back with
Book Review: Teaching with Story Posted 2014-03-09 by SNStaff
We’re reviewing Margaret Read MacDonald’s newest book for storytelling in the classroom. Come learn more about "Teaching with Story: Classroom Connections to Storytelling." Along with Jennifer MacDonald Whitman and Natha
Learn Storytelling with Our FREE Ecourse! Posted 2014-02-17 by SNStaff
Storyteller Sean Buvala has created a 25+ session Ecourse to teach you the storytelling techniques you need to grow your skills in oral storytelling. Free of charge, once a week or so, just enroll with the form below.
Book Review- The Woman Who Flummoxed the Fairies Posted 2014-01-07 by SNStaff
New childrens book review posted by our staff!
“The Woman Who Flummoxed The Fairies” tells the story of a bakerwoman who finds a clever way to outsmart the Fairie King after she is kidnapped by the faires and t
Book Review for- Coyote Still Going Posted 2013-12-11 by SNStaff
"There’s a story in storyteller Ty Nolan’s new book wherein the narrator asks the reader if they recall that sometimes the mountains are not as close as they appear. You set off on your quest and just as you think
New Text and Audio Stories Posted 2013-10-19 by SNStaff
We have a new text story and a new audio story for you. Jenni Cargill-Strong, one of our directory members from Australia, has listed the first-person story of "Frog and Lettuce" for you to read. And, she’s sent us her v
Video: How About a Slam and Half? Posted 2013-10-08 by SNStaff
Sean Buvala talks how we can improve Storytelling Slams by doing more of the "Slam and a Half" model. The Tshirt he mentions is at 4shirts.net/storiesunite.
Book Review- Legends of Sleepy Hollow Posted 2013-09-17 by SNStaff
New book review of Jonathan Kruks book with legends and lore of Sleepy Hollow. Its part research and part storytelling twisting thats well done. Part of our comments:
"This book lets you go deep into
Storytelling- The Original Social Media (TShirt Edition!) Posted 2013-09-02 by SNStaff
Isn’t this the truth? The first true way to gather community was (and is) storytelling. Social interactions, education, training, passing on values and more come from the "social media" of stories and storytelling. We ar
Attention Getters for Public Speaking Posted 2013-07-28 by SNStaff
We’ve been having some fun with the white-board videos. In this, we’re are talking about attention getters for presentations and public speaking. Of course, "telling a story" is included as on of the three tips in this s
Free Webinar: Story Infuse Your Online About Me Bio Posted 2013-06-12 by SNStaff
Let’s teach you how to "story infuse" your "About Me" bios in our new, free, on-demand webinar. Storyteller Sean Buvala takes you on a 30-minute webinar talking about 5 tips to improve your "about me" bios that we all ha