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Beginning with marvelous information and suggestion in regards to the artwork and presentation of storytelling, it is a entire source approximately how one can construct a storytelling profession. Storytellers come to their careers established at the tales they love and shortly notice that during order to make a dwelling at what they love, they have to construct a enterprise. This in-depth ebook tells them simply how and what to do in each aspect from opting for a legitimate process to construction a website to utilizing podcasts and establishing an place of work. there's even a bankruptcy on tips on how to plan for retirement. every one bankruptcy is a narrative in itself, starting and finishing with various conventional folktale openings and closings.

This dynamite ebook merges the yin and yang of storytelling and company. starting with fabulous information and suggestion in regards to the paintings and presentation of storytelling, it's a entire source approximately the way to construct a storytelling occupation. Storytellers come to their careers established at the tales they love and shortly discover that during order to make a residing at what they love, they have to construct a enterprise. This in-depth ebook tells them simply how and what to do in each element from making a choice on a valid method to construction a website to utilizing podcasts and establishing an workplace. there's even a bankruptcy on the right way to plan for retirement. every one bankruptcy is a narrative in itself, starting and finishing with varied conventional folktale openings and closings. source lists and attempted and precise rules abound because the writer stocks her advertising and enterprise luck tale throughout.

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The Parents’ Guide to Storytelling: How to Make Up New Stories and Retell Old Favorites. August House (2001). ———. : Stories to Sing, Dance, Drum, and Act Out. August House (2000). ———. The Storyteller’s Sourcebook: A Subject, Title, and Motif Index to Folklore Collections for Children. Gale Research, Inc. (1982). ———. The Storyteller’s Start-Up Book: Finding, Learning, Performing, and Using Folktales: Including Twelve Tellable Tales. August House (1993). ———. Tell the World: Storytelling Across Language Barriers (2008).

In creating her version of the tale, Rose Anne was careful to remain true to the story as the Houma natives told it, preserving their culture yet adding her own special flavor as a storyteller. Sometimes retelling a tale requires editing. I retell the story of “Beauty and the Beast” based on a version called “La Belle et la Bête” translated by Madame de Villeneuve of France. Madame de Villeneuve’s story appears in the Blue Fairy Book edited by Andrew Lang. Nearly 20 pages in length, the language of the story is archaic and involved.

Not only was Elizabeth hurt; she felt violated. Her carefully crafted story, based on her own personal experiences, had been stolen. ” Susan Klein, Professional Storyteller Most professional storytellers agree that if you are being paid to tell then you must do your homework. The following “The Storyteller’s Oath of Ethics” was developed to encourage ethical behavior among storytellers: The Storyteller’s Oath of Ethics ID E A • • • • • • • • 26 I will abide by the Golden Rule—Do Unto Others as You Would Have Them Do Unto You.

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