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Storytelling professionally : the nuts and bolts of a working performer

Author: Harlynne Geisler
Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1997.
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Ever dream of becoming a professional storyteller? If so, this is the book for you! Combining inspiration with information, it shows you how to successfully begin your storytelling career. You'll learn how to sell yourself as a freelance storyteller to schools, libraries, museums, festivals, and other organizations; how to organize your time, office, and research; how to use brochures, business cards, press  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Geisler, Harlynne, 1950-
Storytelling professionally.
Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1997
(DLC) 96041964
(OCoLC)35599408
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harlynne Geisler
ISBN: 0585080364 9780585080369
OCLC Number: 44959836
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 151 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The storytelling profession --
Tapping the markets --
The business of storytelling --
Situations requiring special attention.
Responsibility: Harlynne Geisler.

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Ever dream of becoming a professional storyteller? If so, this is the book for you! Combining inspiration with information, it shows you how to successfully begin your storytelling career. You'll learn how to sell yourself as a freelance storyteller to schools, libraries, museums, festivals, and other organizations; how to organize your time, office, and research; how to use brochures, business cards, press releases, flyers, mailings, showcases, performer lists, and giveaways to get bookings; and how to prepare yourself for your audience. Props, music, prejudice, censorship, and voice problems are just a few of the other issues covered. Emphasizing problem prevention and solution, this author takes a nuts and bolts approach to the storytelling profession. Teachers, librarians, clowns, actors, puppeteers, homemakers, and anyone else interested in storytelling professionally - full or part time - will want this book.

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