When we consider story making, storytelling expands.

As Storytellers, we need to explore Story Making as much as Storytelling. Too often we privilege the telling as the most important value. We spend time working on our performances when we need to look more at how we make the stories we make ready for performance. We also need to consider the ways we use stories to make something and that something is not always a performance. Here are some key points to help you value the making involved in story crafting. We can tell stor

Talking about new directions in storytelling and writing, StoryBox and more

My friend and fellow writing reporter and reviewer Doug Dangler interviewed me a while back when I served as the first Academic-Storyteller-in-Residence at The Ohio State University. We engaged in play, We talk about writing and speak to the value of play in stories and storytelling and the need for play in life. We engage in part of a "story marathon." Learn more about storytelling connections and come play with us. You even hear a sample of what happens when a chicken