by Helen McKay and Berice Dudley
ONCE UPON A TIME is still one of the most guaranteed attention-getting phrases in our language.
But what is storytelling?
Some call it painting pictures with words... creating pictures in the minds of listeners.
Body language. eye contact, natural pace and intonation are some of the storyteller's tools.
Storytelling crosses all boundaries of age and culture.
Stories entertain, inspire, instruct and heal. They're as relevant now as ever.
About storytelling is crammed with hints on developing stories, whether told or read, information on how to find and adapt stories, business matters, and dealing with disasters. It includes a comprehensive resource list.
This is a book for all storytellers: parents and grand-parents, librarians, therapists, teachers and speakers.
Whether you're storytelling for fun or a fee, the practical hints will enhance your performance.
Helen McKay and Berice Dudley are skilled communicators and experienced storytellers. They have shared their collective knowledge to help you learn more about storytelling.
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Published: Hale & Iremonger, Sydney Australia ISBN 0 86806 652 4
is a useful, information-accessible introduction to
how do I tell stories, where do I begin.
Diane Wolkstein, Author of The Magic Orange Tree and Esther's Story