Author: Storyteller.net

Laryngitis Amongus- Tips and Suggestions

Recently, right before a gig, I woke up unable to talk. Oh, I knew something had been brewing in my body, as I had felt in ill health for a day or so. In fifteen and more years of speaking, I had never had a case of laryngitis. Was it time to panic? “Where could I turn? What can I do? Who will pay the rent? Save me, my heroes.”

How to Tell a Tale

Different personalities tell stories differently. Storytelling is diverse as the storytellers. The most important thing is to find a presentation style that suits your personality. With this said there are a few general techniques to consider:

Reboot

Storyteller.net is in the process of an update and a reboot. Be patient. This is a manual process. Find the latest articles here. Find stories to hear here. Find the Amphitheater podcasts here. All the articles and features you have always liked, as well as new ideas and content, will be here soon.

(Podcast) Interview with Connie Regan-Blake

Connie Regan-Blake was on the forefront of the contemporary storytelling revival in the United States. Having been a storyteller since the 1970s, when storytelling as a modern communication method was nearly unheard of outside of a few regional areas, she’s seen some changes and challenges to the storytelling art form. In this Amphitheater interview conducted before an event at the South Mountain Community College Storytelling Institute, Sean Buvala and Connie discuss a variety of those issues as well as a current project that Connie is involved in.