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

Myths about Youth Storytelling Part Two

I appreciate the response on part one about the myths of youth storytelling. Please feel free to add to these myths. I would invite you to take part in this conversation. Myth #5—TEENS ARE NOT INTERESTED IN STORYTELLING Teens are more than willing to tell stories, however their preparation as tellers cannot be the same method that you use in elementary school. Teenagers have their own stories, however, that does not mean that they will not tell elementary tales. It simply