• Great Storytelling News

    • Telling the beloved Little Red Riding Hood in 6 seconds, withiout the universally accepted beginning, middle and end, took brave storytelling?
    • Promoting the development of storytelling throughout New England and New York State. Check out the upcoming shedule here.
    • In Kashmir storyteller, scriprwriter and founder of the storyteller internship Neelesh Mishra broke the mold saying...'seeing the world through the prism of the character is the key for better storytelling.'
    • Clear communications are key in the first 100 days of ledership. See 6 great storytelling lessons for great leaders here in Forbes
    • Each monthly event has $100 prize and a spot in the finals in August. The last monday of every month at Malarkey’s Grill, 168 N. Marina Dr. in Alamitos Bay Landing.
    • According to a study from researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Buffalo, published in the March 2016 issue of Personal Relationships.
    • Discover the 'Develop A Nose For Story' Workshop hosted by Michael Burns as he guides the audience through finding inspiration and creativity through the senses.
    • Learn how Cooper Harris reveals how her ability to tell a good story has made her a very successful entrepreneur. Read her 5 Storytelling Techniques for Business here.
    • Bengaluru-based storyteller Aparna teaches therapeutic storytelling. Click to discover how storytelling therapy is a way of empowering people to reframe perceptions of themselves."
    • 6 years old Ong Yan Han's compelling delivery of Jack and The Beanstalk won him and his family a trip to Warner Brothers Movie World Australia.
  • Telling The Greatest Story Of All

    Great Storytelling with Max Persuasion
Visual Storytelling and Great Ideas Great visual storytelling conveys ideas in story form. Visual stories versus concepts explained with logic and analysis imprint themselves in the brain faster. Stories are also universal crossing boundries of culture, age and gender. The MSL group here presents a wonderful short visual story on the evolution of storytelling. Visual Storytelling
Great Story from The Storytelling Seanachai Traditionally the Irish storytelling seanachai is the bearer of old lore. Both a historian and a storyteller, their verse is much sought after. The history of Ireland was held in poem and story by the seannachai long before it was ever written. The Storytelling Seanachai of Old Here, the famous Eamon Kelly, uses his voice eloquently and masterfully. With visions of the storytelling seanachai by the fireside enthralling his audience with tales of old, many moons ago. Crammed full of metaphors and one-liners his technique is legendary and a must see for anyone who tells stories regularly. The Master Storytelling Seanachai Known as the master storyteller Eamon Kelly in the homes of rural of Ireland he brought his unique gift of storytelling to the masses throught RTE radio. His use of rhythm and tone in language was legendary. People today describe with great affection his stories having heard him spinning yarns more than 20 or 30 years ago. His turns of phrase was famous. This man can definately tell a story. His brogue and lilt add magic to his words and his phrases add spice at just the right times. Experienced at holding the [More]
Adam Wade Reinventing Storytelling Adam Wade great storyteller, live reinventing storytelling. What a great voice telling some great stories with fantastic imagery. Great use of his voice shows his experience. What great engagement and great connection he makes with his audience. Tips For Reinventing Storytelling Littered with tips in abundance and signposts pointing the way Adam Wade shows how to becom a great storyteller.
Storyteller Poetess Sarah Kay Dazzling with rhythm and rhyme, this upbeat presentaion draws on storyteller poetess Sarah Kay’s own life experience to delight her audience. Quoting French poet Paul Valerie ‘a poem is never finished, it is only abandoned’ her self confessed obsessive nature keeps drawing her back to revisit her poetry. Poetry and Narritive Dancing effortlessly between narritive and poetry she conjures fantastic imagery sprinkled with sounds that make this a simply beautiful presentation. A remarkable skill, the storyteller poetess weaving both forms of story together so well, with so much passion and skill. Kay is the founder and co-director of Project V.O.I.C.E., founded in 2004, a group dedicated to using spoken word as an educational and inspirational tool.
Great Storytelling Allure – Steven Washer “Mommy, Daddy tell me a story”! Language evolved simply to tell stories and get our point across many, many moons ago. Soon drama was added to create great storytelling allure. Stories give your subconscious mind direct access to the emotional arguements that actually allow you to make decisions, both big and small. This is the allure of great storytelling. In this video Steven Washer gets his point across in some unique ways with great style and panache. A great video resource for storytellers and storytellers and for telling better stories.
Christopher Vogler’s Great Storytelling of The Writers Journey from #LondonSWF on Vimeo. Christopher Vogler’s Great Storytelling Christopher Vogler gives great insight into the use of The Hero’s Journey in story. How it’s flexibility in structure adapts to different stories is stylishly outlined here by a modern magician. Up front with his answers the author doesn’t shy away from the difficult questions which adds spice to vogler’s great storytelling. During the initial viewing, its easy to understand how this man’s expertise lies not only in the hero’s journey – but in diseminating its powerful information. The Hero’s Journey and Christopher Vogler’s Great Storytelling A great interviewer puts great questions from his own experience. Its as if Vogler is tuned-in completely and understands exactly where the interviewer is coming from. He answers extremely well indeed without fluff and padding to his answers. His explanations of the stories’ structure and how the clues they carry relate to life is just brilliant. Great language and clarity throughout this video. Check out his book The Writers Journey – the mythic structure for writers.
Dan Harmon makes a mockery of the term Born Storyteller. His Story Circle is his invisible storytelling tool and breaks new ground in great storytelling. If you haven’t guessed yet, I’m a HUGE FAN of Dan Harmon. He has written hundreed of episodes for TV shows that I’ve lost count. In fact after this short video you may already be able to identify some of them. Born Storyteller Harmon reaveals that Change is the key to any story. One tool he uses to perfection is the reveal. He builds and develops his characters in a way that they are always revealing something. And he does it in such a beautiful way. Born Storyteller – 8 Steps You. Need. Go. Search. Find. Take Return. Change. A nod to the original 17 stage Hero’s Journey by Joseph Campbell. Born Storyteller – Harmon Quest Available on the VRV Streaming platform, harmon Quest is fantastic. What a magical mix of improv and animation in front of a live studio audience. Its almost live story creation as you watch. Now watch, listen and go find a tale to tell!       Image:By Brainflow [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons.  
Eamon Kelly Storytelling The famous Eamon Kelly Storytelling like he was born to do. His famous lilt and turn of phrase brings magic to his words. This example of Eamon Kelly Storytelling shows his fireside manner with the audience in the palm of his hand.
Great Stories and Persuasion 1 A bold approach to Great Storyies. The first of 9 videos with Dave and Dr. Knowles. Rare footage with insights into the art of great storytelling. Dave teaches the power of persuasive storytelling is fundamental to great presentations regardless of their goal or outcome. He uses them constantly in his presentations and here alludes to The Myth Model and its origins. Recommended that all videos are viewed for some incredible insights into the art of great story. Great Stories’ Direction Really great stuff here as Dave Lakhani teaches his unique insights that translate ‘story-to-business’ in very practical ways. Following these signposts, these reliable directions enable us to think things through in quite specific waysfor telling great stories. In this way his presentations are of extremely high value to the novice and experienced practitioner of storytelling for business. Great Stories Method Dave has an endless supply of great stories and tall tales to tell. His business elixir and formula seem effortlessly intertwined with the hero’s adventure. Setting out the path and following the call to adventure while actively helping the customer find their own call to adventure are key here. He shows how your call to [More]

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