Keal's Storytelling Links Page
If you want to know more about
Storytelling - events; workshops; resources; links to
storytelling websites etc., stay on this page.
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Please note that most of the
information on this page relates to the British Storytelling
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About Storytelling generally:
The Storytelling FAQ provides answers to questions such as:
Where do I find stories to tell?
What are the basics of how to tell a story?
Why should I attend a local storytelling group/guild?
How can I find fellow tellers in my area?
How do I start telling professionally?
How do I find storytelling jobs?
How do I keep track of all the stories I learn?
How do I plan a performance?
How can I keep my voice healthy?
What makes a good storyteller great?
Where can I find a college course in or about storytelling?
Go to: http://www.timsheppard.co.uk/story/faq.html
Additional, more comprehensive resources
about storytelling can be found at:
Free Book Notes Ultimate Guide to Storytelling offers "an array of helpful resources" at:
Storytelling Events & Workshops Listings
For information about forthcoming storytelling events, go to: The Storytelling Diary
There are also some events listed on the Society for Storytelling web site.
The Crick Crack Club web site lists events they are organising.
The Storytelling Cafe web site lists events they are organising.
Beyond the Border Storytelling Festival takes place in South Wales once every two years in July at St Donat's Castle: Beyond the Border
Festival at the Edge takes place annually (usually 3rd weekend in July) at Much Wenlock, Shropshire: Festival at the Edge
The Sting in the Tale Storytelling Festival takes place in the East Dorset area in August: Sting in the Tale Storytelling Festival
Emerson College , Rudolf Steiner based venue runs frequent storytelling courses: Emerson College
In Ireland -
Clear Island International Storytelling Festival
place first weekend in September.
Cape Clear Storytelling Festival
Storytelling Newsgroups & Email Lists
A Storytelling Email discussion group is hosted at Texas Women's University, USA. People interested in storytelling in America, UK, Scandinavia, Australia and elsewhere subscribe to this and something like 40 messages a day are exchanged. To subscribe, email the message:
followed by your e-mail address (No subject header or signature needed) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
You will shortly get a reply by email which tells you what to do next.
There are also 2 storytelling newsgroups you can also subscribe to:
Storytelling Web Ring
comprises a number of sites about storytellers and storytelling
that are linked together:
The Storytelling Web Ring
The The Great British Storytelling Site Ring comprises a similar collection of British storytelling web sites: The Great British Storytelling Site Ring
A site with information about the history and the art of storytelling, learning storytelling skills and which has some stories too is Barry McWilliams Art of Storytelling Page .
If you're looking for stories on the web, lots of traditional tales can be found at the site of Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts created by D L Ashliman at the University of Pittsburgh.
A site with links to lots of Trickster Tales on the web is the Fool's Paradise Trickster Site .
A US site about storytelling and healing is the Wheel Council website .
Facts & Fiction is a quarterly storytelling magazine: Facts and Fiction
The Society for Storytelling (SfS) is a country-wide society in Britain for promoting storytelling. Its activities include publishing a quarterly newsletter, factsheets and a Directory of Storytellers. A number of groups concentrating on areas such as education and health meet under its umbrella. The Society holds an annual gathering each Spring attracting hundreds of people interested in storytelling. The Society's website is at http://www.sfs.org.uk .
If you are reading this in the USA you probably know about the National Storytelling Membership Association. If you don't, the link is http://www.storynet.org/
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