Reflections of a Listener/Teller

REFLECTIONS OF A LISTENER/TELLER In studying and sharing stories and learning from others about the art of storytelling for over 27 years, I have noticed there are transitions to storytelling awareness. When I was much younger, I was not ready to listen to certain stories because I did not do the homework to understand them. Stories from Ireland, First Nations, Iraq ...can not be judged, evaluated based on an American sense of story. Beginnings can change, endings can be long